Sexual Abuse

Via AJC.com: A third lawsuit has been against Bishop Eddie Long, alleging he coerced a man to have sex with him, the plaintiff’s attorney told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. John Spink jspink@ajc.com With New Birth Missionary Baptists Church in the background, church member Gillian Engram returns to her car Wednesday after dropping her daughter off at […]

BJ Bernstein, the lawyer representing the two young men who have accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual abuse, spoke to the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” today about the case. You may remember Bernstein from her successful representation of Genarlow Wilson, a Douglas County teenager who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having consensual […]

This is a statement from Pastor Marvin Sapp from his Official Facebook Site The Official Marvin Sapp Page on the issue…

Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist church in Atlanta, with a reported membership of 25,000, is being accused of sexual misconduct by two of his employees. Friends of Bishop Long deny the allegations but the men claim in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday,  that the sexual misconduct took place on trips throughout the […]

Here are the actual court documents filed against Bishop Eddie Long by Anthony Flagg and Maurice Robinson in Dekalb County courthouse over sexual assault allegations.

Two Georgia men have filed suit claiming that prominent Atlanta pastor Eddie Long coerced them into sex. The suits, filed Tuesday in DeKalb County, Georgia, allege that Long used his position as a spiritual authority and bishop to coerce young male members and employees of his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church into sex. Long took […]

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A Colorado man who founded a school for street children in Haiti acknowledged Wednesday that he sexually abused several, wrapping up a case in which prosecutors said he manipulated the boys with promises of food and shelter and threatened to expel them if they refused. Douglas Perlitz, 40, pleaded guilty Wednesday […]

*NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has been indicted by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of rape, criminal sexual act and sexual abuse, the AP reports. The indictment Wednesday follows his May 6 arrest at a Holiday Inn, where he allegedly paid a 16-year-old girl $300 to have sex with him, according […]

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