Alan Sears

Alan Sears served as founder of Alliance Defending Freedom, building on his experience as longtime leader of the organization to strengthen alliances, forge new relationships, and develop ADF resources. (1/5/2021)


Alan Sears: Culture Warrior and Servant Leader

Alan Sears has been nominated for Salem Radio’s Culture Warrior of the Year Award. (4/23/2021)


Hollingsworth v. Perry

Activists sue to overturn California’s definition of marriage as a union between one man and one woman. (5/4/2021)


Alan and Paula Sears Honored by the Pope for Their Service to the Body of Christ

Congratulations, Alan and Paula. And thank you for all you have done for the Body of Christ. (4/20/2020)


SNEAK PEEK: Alan Sears Talks Religious Liberty, RFRAs, and Same-Sex Marriage on VICE

Alliance Defending Freedom CEO Alan Sears sat down with VICE correspondent Gianna Toboni to answer some of the important questions about how we as a nation can respect each other's differences, even amidst intense disagreement on the topic of marriage. (5/3/2021)


Statement from ADF on tragic death of Chief Judge John Roll: Comments of ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Alan Sears

Alliance Defense Fund President, CEO, and General Counsel Alan Sears offered the following comments Sunday regarding the shooting death Chief Judge John McCarthy Roll of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona: (5/3/2021)

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Pope bestows Catholic Church’s highest layperson honor on ADF Founder Alan Sears, wife

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted to formally convey honors on June 29 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Phoenix (4/19/2020)

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ADF President Alan Sears named to 2016 Politico 50

Distinction awarded to top ‘thinkers, doers, and visionaries transforming American politics’ (5/12/2021)


Blackstone Legal Fellowship

The Blackstone legal fellowship trains future Christian leaders to defend constitutional freedoms. The law students of today are the leaders of tomorrow. (7/23/2021)

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ADF President Alan Sears to speak at ASU on fall of Berlin Wall, Soviet empire

Sears, formerly with Reagan administration, to talk at ASU “Freedom Week” event (4/19/2020)

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ADF Founder Alan Sears named 2017 Wilberforce Award recipient

Colson Center for Christian Worldview award recognizes courageous leaders making positive social impact (4/19/2020)