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Jackson, Wyoming Pays To Settle A Case Involving A Wichita Anti-Abortion Protester

The town of Jackson, Wyoming, has paid $10,000 to settle a federal lawsuit over the arrest of a Kansas anti-abortion protester.

Wichita’s Spirit One Christian Ministries pastor Mark Holick had sued Cheyenne and police officials following his arrest in 2011 on the town square.

Holick was arrested shortly after Jackson officials secured a state court order barring anti-abortion protesters from appearing on the town square.

His lawsuit charged that the arrest violated his civil rights.

The State of Wyoming said earlier that it had paid $60,000 in the case to settle claims against two Jackson police officers while the Local Government Liability Pool said it paid $155,000 in the case.