The defendents appealed the decision in early June 2014.
Attorney Susan Burke, who is representing the plaintiffs in the case against SGM, told The Christian Post that the court's decision this week came as a result of a technicality and was not the result of the content or its claims."It turns on whether the judge's dismissal [in 2013] was a final judgment or not ...
it doesn't have anything to do with the merits of the case at all," said Burke.
"It was an issue that wasn't raised by the other side.
We not only believe that child sexual abuse is wrong, we want our churches to be a place where survivors of abuse can find the help and hope offered in the gospel of Jesus Christ."Since the case was thrown out last year, a former volunteer at CLC, Nathaniel Morales, 56, was convicted of sexually abusing three young boys between 19.