Pastor suing Alabama for disbanding sex-offenders ministry

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(London Guardian) An Alabama pastor whose residential ministry for sex offenders was shut down by a new law, has been allowed by a federal judge to proceed with his religious liberty lawsuit against the state.

Pastor Ricky Martin of the Triumph church in rural Clanton says Alabama targeted his ministry when it passed a law that only applied to one county, and only shut down his program.

“We was trying our best to provide the housing for them,” said Martin. “They was going to church, they was serving the lord, they had been saved, of course.”

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