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Defending the Right to Share the Gospel

Churches in America face legal challenges that were unimaginable even a few years ago.

Today, it is not a question of if churches will be threatened or sued for standing true to God’s Word – the question is when and where such cases will arise.

Alliance Defending Freedom wants to protect and prepare the church for the legal landscape ahead because the good of our society depends upon the ability of churches to speak freely. When the church is silent, the culture suffers.

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Alliance Defending Freedom defends the church in crucial cases to preserve and restore religious freedom in America. We have played a role in significant victories at all levels of the courts and even in the United States Supreme Court.

Religious Freedom

By The Hand Club For Kids v. Illinois Department of Employment Security

ADF attorneys represent By The Hand Club For Kids

Religious Freedom

Christ’s Church of Mt. Spokane v. Inslee

Washington governor sued over COVID-19 order that allows secular gatherings, restricts churches

Religious Freedom

Calvary Road Baptist Church v. Herring

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent two churches, three schools, and a pregnancy center network in challenge to a Virginia law

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  • Is your church ready for the changes in our culture?
  • Has a religious liberty expert reviewed your church’s organizational documents?
  • In a threat to your church’s religious freedom, do you know an experienced lawyer to call?

We want your answers to all these questions to be “yes.” Become a member of the ADF Church Alliance today and ensure that your church is protected and prepared for the legal landscape ahead.


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Religious Freedom

Will President Biden Push for More Unconstitutional Restrictions on Churches?

If churches are treated unfairly by more COVID-19 regulations, ADF will be there to challenge them—all the way to the Supreme Court if necessary.

Religious Freedom

Some Good News: Court Rules That Caring for Underprivileged Kids Is Religious Activity

Despite the fact that By The Hand is a religious, non-profit ministry, the Illinois Department of Employment Security has insisted on taxing By The Hand for years.

Religious Freedom

Great News! 9th Circuit Rules in favor of Nevada Churches

While hundreds of thousands of people streamed into casinos, Nevada churches were prohibited from holding worship services with more than 50 people—under threat of criminal and civil penalties.