Because the judge holds an important office, he can't engage in civil disobedience.

What they feel is that to fight too hard to save property, a material thing, is the wrong thing to do. It displays materialism that God disapproves of. So instead, they are showing willingness to make a sacrifice which strengthens their faith.

I think it's an equal protection problem.

They did exactly what we wanted them to do. The facility is now gone. It's no longer a violation and we're no longer involved.