Latest Jerry Falwell News

Liberty responds to ex-spokesman's suit, seeks gag order

Nov. 11, 2021 12:45 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University is responding to a former spokesman’s lawsuit alleging he was fired in retaliation for raising concerns about the handling of sexual misconduct accusations. The evangelical Virginia school filed its responses to Scott Lamb’s...

NASCAR team stands by Liberty U despite lawsuits, scrutiny

Nov. 02, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

With a 14th NASCAR Cup Series championship on the line this weekend, team owner Rick Hendrick addressed a sponsorship extension signed with Liberty University before the school came under scrutiny for its handling of sexual assault allegations. Hendrick Motorsports last...

Ex-Liberty spokesman says he was fired for raising concerns

Oct. 25, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former spokesperson for Liberty University is suing the evangelical Virginia school after being fired, alleging in a lawsuit filed Monday that his termination came in retaliation for voicing concerns that sexual misconduct accusations were mishandled. ...

Review: With empathy, Chastain plays Tammy Faye Bakker

Sep. 14, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

Tammy Faye Bakker wore a lot of makeup. It was armor — a way for a person who didn’t consider herself beautiful to simply exist in the world. So it's a particuarly a cruel irony that the mascara was also the thing that made her a target and a joke long before she and her ex-husband were...