Bill Gothard Added to Lawsuit; Victims Alleging Sex Abuse and Rape

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Bill Gothard, Institutes in Basic Life Principles (IBLP), Lawsuit, Sex Abuse, Rape, Sexual Grooming


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Many of you are probably aware of the recent amendments to the sexual abuse lawsuit against Institutes in Basic Life Principles (IBLP), the group being sued by women who are claiming that Bill Gothard sexually abused and groomed them.

A major development is the addition of plaintiffs, Bill Gothard has finally been added to the lawsuit, and there are now charges of sexual molestation, including rape.

The story has already received quite a bit of media attention:

New charges allege religious leader, who has ties to the Duggars, sexually abused women – Washington Post

More Women Sue Bill Gothard and IBLP, Alleging Sexual Abuse – Christianity Today

Bill Gothard, Christian counseling ministry leader with ties to TLC’s Duggar family, target of sexual assault lawsuit by 10 women – New York Daily News

New charges…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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