Prosecutors say teenagers were voluntarily sent to the residential facility by parents and were routinely abused there. The facility was associated with Solid Rock Ministries.
“These people hide behind the cross. These people try to portray themselves as ministers, people of God. They know Alabama has separation of church and state, and they know in Alabama if you’re doing it in the name of God, it’s got to be perfectly ok. Cause they will do nothing to protect these children. Nothing,” said retired Prichard Police Captain Charles Kennedy.
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