ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM MEDIA ADVISORY
September 16, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT ADF MEDIA RELATIONS: (480) 444-0020 or www.adfmedia.org/home/contact
City unjustly zones out Fla. church
ADF-allied attorney available for comment each day of trial
WHO: Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney Daniel P. Dalton
WHAT: Available for media interviews immediately following the conclusion of each day of the bench trial in Church of Our Savior v. City of Jacksonville Beach
WHEN: Sept. 17-19; trial begins each day at 9 a.m. EDT
WHERE: Bryan Simpson U.S. Courthouse, Courtroom 10(c), 300 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney Daniel P. Dalton will be available for media interviews immediately following the conclusion of each day of a bench trial in a lawsuit filed by a church against the city of Jacksonville Beach. The city twice denied the church a property permit because city officials prefer that the church property be used for some other purpose.
In August, the court denied the city’s motion to dismiss the case. The trial before the U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Florida will take place on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Full news release, quotes, and related media resources available at the following link:
Case Name: Church of Our Savior v. City of Jacksonville Beach
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