David Clohessy speaking to the press, along with other SNAP members,
outside Westside Family Church in Lenexa, Kansas
(Kansas City Star photo)
A Southern Baptist megachurch that is being sued over sexual abuse inflicted on minor girls has filed a court petition requesting that the girls’ names be made public.
Brad Russell, attorney for
Westside Family Church
(photo: Shawnee Mission Post)
Update 10/25/2016: The district court judge rejected the argument of the church's attorney and ruled that the minor plaintiffs will remain anonymous in court proceedings. The judge also denied the church's motion to dismiss the lawsuit. So, the case is currently set to go to trial in August 2017.