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Downtown Hope Center v. Municipality of Anchorage I

The Government Is Twisting the Law to Target a Christian Women’s Homeless Shelter


The city of Anchorage is misapplying a city ordinance against a faith-based women’s shelter after it referred an inebriated and injured man to a hospital and paid for his taxi ride there instead of allowing him to share sleeping quarters with abused and homeless women.

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Kate Anderson: Anchorage threatens women’s shelter for serving women (Anchorage Daily News, 2016-11-03)

Case Profiles

Kate Anderson
Kate Anderson
Senior Counsel, Director of Center for Parental Rights
Kate Anderson serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where she is the director of the Center for Parental Rights.
Ryan Tucker
Ryan Tucker
Senior Counsel, Director of the Center for Christian Ministries
Ryan Tucker serves as senior counsel and director of the Center for Christian Ministries with Alliance Defending Freedom.