Clyde Reed

Gilbert Pastor Clyde Reed (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Jun 18, 2015

Justices rule for small Arizona church in sign dispute

In a case with nationwide implications, the U.S. Supreme Court this morning ruled the Town of Gilbert illegally blocked a tiny church from erecting temporary signs directing parishioners to services.

Gilbert Pastor Clyde Reed (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Jan 13, 2015

Arizona church poised to win high court fight over signs

A small church in a Phoenix suburb appeared likely Monday to win its Supreme Court dispute over a local ordinance that puts limits on roadside signs that direct people to Sunday services.

Dec 30, 2014

Schools, same sex marriage, ‘dreamers’ win in court

Courts in 2014 struck down Arizona laws by siding with gays, abortion providers, and illegal immigrants. Public school students also got a big win in court, but that case probably won’t be resolved any time soon.

Gilbert Pastor Clyde Reed (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 18, 2014

Gilbert religious sign fight headed for Supreme Court

The town of Gilbert is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to quash a bid by a tiny religious congregation to be able to post and leave up year round its signs directing people to its worship services. But the case is about more than a spat between one community and a pastor. There are statewide and national implications on the ability of communities to enact restrictions on certain kinds of signs. A[...]

Sep 19, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court to hear pastor’s suit challenging Gilbert ordinance

The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.

Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.