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Supreme Court of the United States

Benham v. City of Charlotte

Court: Trial Court

Status: Active

Last Updated: 11/1/2021

Overview

Summary

Police arrested and/or cited members of two Christian pro-life organizations for engaging in peaceful prayer and sidewalk counseling outside an abortion facility. The arrests shouldn’t have occurred because David Benham, president of the non-profit charity Cities4Life, and the other pro-life volunteers, members of the Christian ministry Love Life, complied with all applicable emergency orders and proclamations related to the coronavirus crisis.

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Kevin Theriot

Senior Counsel

Kevin Theriot serves as senior counsel and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom

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