Settlement reached in Louisburg freedom-of-religion case


Louisburg has settled a freedom-of-religion case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court over claims that police told a woman to stop praying in her home.

Court records show — and interviews confirmed — that the city's insurance company settled the case brought by Mary Anne Sause for $15,000. The case was dismissed with prejudice. The city's insurance company reached the agreement last month, records show.

Officials from the city and the lawyer from the insurance company declined to comment. Sause could not be reached for comment about the settlement.

The case drew . . .


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