Youth Pastor Sues Accusers for Slander after Charges against Him Dismissed


July 15, 2008

The youth pastor once charged with sex abuse is sharing his story. Its the first time hes said anything publically since the charge was dismissed in court.

Clayton Pruett says hes been fighting to get his name and reputation back. He says he knows it wont be the same, but he is out to prove that he did nothing wrong.

His family is behind him and he wants people to know how serious it is when allegations of sex abuse are brought to police.

Pruett says he believes the teen and her mother brought the charge against him to get back at him for trying to discipline the teen.

Pruett is suing the mother of the accuser for slander and libel.


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