Scientology Wants Texas High Court To Ax Harassment Suit

Law360, Houston (February 22, 2016, 9:05 PM EST) -- The Church of Scientology and a group that has been accused alongside the church of harassment asked the Texas Supreme Court in separate petitions to review their case, arguing more guidance is needed on the protections offered under the Texas Citizens Participation Act, a state free speech law.

The church had moved to have a harassment suit brought against it by a former member tossed under the TCPA, but a trial court and appellate court rejected the move, saying that the conduct alleged in the suit wasn't protected by the act.

Monique Rathbun, the wife of a former high-ranking Scientology official...

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