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If we want to truly transform the legal system of America and win lasting, generational victories for freedom, we can’t do it alone.

To win, we must join together and fight as an alliance.

We face determined opponents that consistently attack religious liberty, the sanctity of human life, and marriage and family. These opponents are too numerous, too strong, and too well-funded for us to overcome alone. The future that your children and grandchildren will inherit is at stake.

You face a choice with lasting consequences

Will you allow the future to be controlled by groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which has been aggressively working for nearly a century to subvert America’s heritage and undermine our religious freedom?

Or … will you join with other highly concerned Christians and act now to train our allies to transform our legal system and preserve religious freedom — not just for your generation but for the next?

The kind of country your children and grandchildren grow up in depends on how we answer the challenge. We cannot allow freedom’s opponents to dictate the future.

Thankfully, there is something YOU can do to protect your God-given, constitutionally guaranteed right to religious freedom ... for your family today and for generations to come.

Your gift to help train and equip Christian attorneys could help win generational victories to save religious freedom for your children and grandchildren.

A matching grant will double your impact

When God’s people stand and fight together, history shows we can win. And here’s more encouraging news — some generous families have promised a $600,000 matching grant that will double the impact of your gift to train and equip Christian attorneys to provide a strong defense for religious freedom.

Your gift today supports the effort to protect religious freedom for yourself, your children, and your grandchildren.

This opportunity comes at a pivotal time because the ACLU and their powerful network are having a devastating effect on our culture.

Less than three years ago, advocates of same-sex marriage, working hand in hand with the ACLU, convinced the Supreme Court to impose a redefinition of marriage on the entire country. The ACLU now demands that some people of faith must celebrate and affirm same-sex marriage in violation of their religious beliefs.

The ACLU even boasts on its website that it has already changed America. It proudly takes credit for its involvement in defending Roe v. Wade, the disastrous Supreme Court decision that has resulted in the killing of more than 60 million babies in their mothers’ wombs since 1973. The ACLU also touts its efforts to keep prayer and Bible reading out of America’s classrooms.

And this is just the beginning …

The ACLU’s vision for America’s future demands that men who identify as women be allowed in women’s locker rooms, showers, and similar private spaces. It dismisses basic human concerns about privacy, which predate this nation, as alarmist and extremist. In the America that the ACLU and other like-minded organizations are working to create, there is no place for your privacy or religious freedom.

But they haven’t stopped there. The ACLU is actively targeting individual Christians like Barronelle Stutzman.

Barronelle is the Washington State florist — and grandmother — who was targeted by the state and the ACLU when she politely declined to design custom floral arrangments for a customer’s same-sex wedding. She had lovingly served this customer for many years, but when he asked her to design flowers for his same-sex wedding, she couldn’t promote a message that went against her faith. The ACLU and the state are suing her. And Barronelle could lose everything she owns.

The ACLU is no friend to faith or freedom.

But because Ministry Friends have given sacrificially, the ACLU can no longer trample on our freedoms unopposed.

Our Allied Attorneys have won many great victories against the ACLU and its friends. Here are just two cases in which ADF Allied Attorneys have successfully defeated the ACLU in court:

  • ACLU of Tennessee v. Bredesen: The ACLU, along with Planned Parenthood and some private citizens, sued Tennessee, claiming that its “Choose Life” license plates violated the First Amendment. With the help of an ADF Allied Attorney, the lawsuit failed.
  • ACLU v. Crisis Pregnancy Center: The Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC) in Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded a grant by the state to provide more pregnancy tests, baby supplies, and other services to the Anchorage community. The ACLU demanded that the pregnancy center return the money, charging that it violated the Alaska and U.S. constitutions. An ADF Allied Attorney assisted Alaska, and the challenge was dropped.

But we must continue to fight. The ACLU continues to distort the legal culture. And their attacks are escalating — just as they’ve promised their supporters.

To stand against them and regain lost ground, we are going to have to outwork the ACLU on every level — for as long as it takes to get the job done.

We’re going to have to train, equip, and empower even more Christian allies — especially attorneys — to stand up to the ACLU.

Mobilizing the alliance is paying off!

Since 1997, Alliance Defending Freedom has been raising up a formidable team of Christian attorneys at ADF Academy events to resist the ideas and laws advanced by groups like the ACLU. We’re working to transform our legal system so that true freedom can flourish. And, by God’s blessing, we are winning case after case!

ADF Academy sessions provide an intense course of study conducted by top-flight law school professors, litigators, and constitutional experts. It’s a world-class, one-of-a-kind training that prepares Christian attorneys to preserve religious freedom in America’s communities and beyond.

Attorneys from all 50 states and 44 other countries have received critical training in constitutional law and promoting religious freedom.

Following their training, participating attorneys who undertook a reporting obligation have reported, on average, more than 500 hours of service — a gift valued at more than $100,000 from each lawyer, at a conservative billing rate. And they’re winning.

Christian attorneys are trained and equipped to transform our legal system so true freedom can flourish.

Just look at the benefits resulting from our investment in the ADF Alliance:

  • More than 2,000 attorneys trained to defend YOUR religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family.
  • More than 1 million pro bono legal hours reported, worth over $200 million by any conservative estimate, provided by Allied Attorneys trained at our ADF Academy sessions to protect religious freedom. That’s an incredible 16-to-1 return!
  • The best defense possible — the DEFENSE YOU NEED — in hundreds of courtrooms and legal battles across the country, including at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Your gift will be doubled!

Thanks to the $600,000 matching grant, your gift today will be doubled dollar for dollar.

You may not be a lawyer. But you can still help … and that help is vital. Today, you can support the efforts of ADF, ensuring that Christian lawyers will be trained and strengthening the work of the nation’s largest alliance-building legal ministry.

Today, YOU can help ensure a future of religious freedom in America — for your children and grandchildren.

Today, YOU can give and have your gift doubled by the matching grant.