[Boston Globe] September 28, 2005--Six Episcopal parishes at the center of a dispute over gay clergy filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that their civil rights have been violated by Connecticut's bishop, the head of the U.S. Episcopal Church and others.
Federal Suit Stems From Clash Over Gay Bishop - Hartford Courant
Connecticut five file lawsuit against Bishops Smith and Griswold - VirtueOnline
Civil Suit Alleging Constitutional Violations Filed Against Multiple Defendants Including Episcopal Bishop of Connecticut, Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church - American Anglican Council
Civil Complaint by Connecticut Episcopal Entities Against Andrew Smith, Bishop of Connecticut, and Episcopal Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold Among Others - American Anglican Council