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Aug 22, 1984
Court puts solicitation law on hold — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Howard French
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
The 11th District Court of Appeal in Atlanta has issued a temporary injunction against Clearwater's charitable-solicitation ordinance, at the request of the Church of Scientology. The order is expected to put the law on the shelf for at least four months. The ruling came only three weeks after a lower federal court in Tampa refused to issue a restraining order against the ordinance, ruling that the city could begin enforcing at least a portion of it, even as the appeals process ...
Aug 3, 1984
Judge upholds enforcement of solicitation law — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Howard French
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich Thursday denied a Church of Scientology request to restrain Clearwater officials from enforcing a charitable solicitations ordinance until after further hearings on the law in a higher court. City officials hailed the decision as added support for their position. But sect attorneys said after the Tampa hearing that they intend to continue their battle to have the ordinance ruled unconstitutional. "The judge also said that if the city should abuse the enforcement of the law, ...
Aug 2, 1984
Scientologist brings his allegations to Clearwater — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Tim Nickens
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology brought a traveling press conference to the steps of Clearwater City Hall Wednesday, and its targets were old foes. Saying that Clearwater "has a chance to pull itself out of a really nasty mess," the church's international president Heber Jentzsch took shots at the city's charitable solicitation ordinance (a measure aimed at the Church of Scientology) and at Michael Flynn, the Boston lawyer who recommended its passage. Reading from a letter addressed to Mayor Kathy ...
Jul 28, 1984
Clearwater law could have national impact — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Author(s): Jeanne Pugh
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
A new Clearwater law, declared constitutional July 13 by the US. District Court in Tampa, could eventually have an impact on the money-raising practices of nearly all churches and other religious groups in the nation. Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich implied as much in issuing her opinion that the city's revised charitable solicitation ordinance does not violate constitutional guarantees of religious freedom. She described the law as "an issue that I believe is becoming a trend" and noted that it has "far-reaching implications." ...
Jul 14, 1984
Law aimed at cult is upheld by U.S. judge — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Tim Nickens
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
TAMPA — In a major victory for the city of Clearwater, a federal judge Friday ruled that the city's revised charitable solicitation ordinance is constitutional. But U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich tied some strings to her decision, and Clearwater may still be months from enforcing the law that was aimed at the Church of Scientology but will affect nonprofit groups of all types. The law seeks to regulate the way religious organizations and other nonprofit groups raise money. Predicting that the ...
May 24, 1984
Scientologists pleased with restraining order — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Author(s): Howard French
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Church of Scientology spokesman Richard Haworth said Wednesday he is pleased that a second restraining order was issued recently against the city's revised charitable solicitation law. "Once again we have been joined by a coalition of religious groups" in the fight against the ordinance, be said, "and we are pleased they are in the (action) with us." Only a week old, the ordinance became the target of a second restraining order from a federal judge Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge William ...
May 18, 1984
City: Solicitation law will stand test — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Howard French
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Clearwater city commissioners Thursday quietly put their final stamp of approval on a controversial ordinance regulating fundraising efforts by non-profit organizations. The commission's 4-1 vote made what once was an emergency ordinance a standard law and extended the city's battle with the Church of Scientology one more step. Only Commissioner James Berfield voted against the measure, without comment. The law began life as a temporary measure passed March 15, two weeks before U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich ruled against the ...
May 4, 1984
Commission takes steps to extend ordinance aimed at Scientologists — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Tim Nickens
Source: Clearwater Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The City Commission moved Thursday night to extend the life of an emergency ordinance aimed at the Church of Scientology. It is the same ordinance that a federal court order is preventing the city from enforcing while the ordinance's constitutionality is being challenged by the church. The ordinance, which regulates the way nonprofit groups raise money, was passed March 15. Because of its emergency status, it is scheduled to expire in June, 90 days after it was passed. The ...
Mar 30, 1984
Use 'cured' anti-sect law, city told — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 29, 1984
City to appeal solicitation law ruling — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 29, 1984
Court reject anti-sect law — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 24, 1984
Ruling due this week on solicitation law — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 19, 1984
Lawyer seeks to force Scientology 'leaders' to testify in lawsuit — Clearwater Times (Florida)
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Mar 16, 1984
City dilutes solicitation ordinance — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 10, 1984
Hearing on Scientology ordinance is today — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Mar 10, 1984
Scientology suit ruling expected this month — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Jeff Mangum
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
TAMPA — The Church of Scientology and the City of Clearwater traded legal jabs Friday in a hearing over the city's charitable solicitation ordinance, with U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich promising to rule on the measure constitutionality by March 31. "The very evils this ordinance seeks to prevent are rampant within the city limits of Clearwater," Chief Assistant City Attorney Frank Kowalski declared, citing reports of fraud alleged against the sect during May 1982 City Commission hearings. Those hearings and ...
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