On October 1, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado awarded author Suzanne Shell $5,000 in damages for copyright infringement against Leonard Henderson. Henderson is the founder of AFRA, American Family Rights Association and has maintained his position as the acting leader of that organization since 2002. Ms. Shell is also entitled to costs from Mr. Henderson, according to the judgment.
Mr. Henderson has publicly stated his intention to discharge this judgment in bankruptcy.