Marshall - 6:34 pm on May 14, 2012 (gmt 0)
I would think the right to reputation in this case is legally stronger than the right to free speech
Not necessarily. You have to prove that you were somehow harmed by the comments, which usually means some financial loss. And from my brief read of the story, it seems the comments are made at the church in general, not a specific person. Personally, I think it is a no win lawsuit.