Fort Des Moines Church of Christ Voluntarily Dismisses Lawsuit against Iowa Civil Rights Commission

Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 12:00pm

On October 26, 2016, the Fort Des Moines Church of Christ voluntarily dismissed its lawsuit against the Iowa Civil Rights Commission’s Commissioners and Director, the Attorney General of Iowa, and the City of Des Moines. The Church’s “Notice of Voluntary Dismissal” is available here.

The Church filed its lawsuit on July 4, 2016. It then filed a “Motion for Preliminary Injunction” on July 13. The State Defendants and the City of Des Moines then filed “Motions to Dismiss.” On August 31, a combined hearing on the “Motion for Preliminary Injunction” and the “Motions to Dismiss” was held. The Court denied the “Motion for Preliminary Injunction” and the “Motions to Dismiss” on October 14. The Court’s “Order on Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction, State Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, and City of Des Moines’s Motion to Dismiss” is available here.