Elane Photography v. Willock

New Mexico punished a Christian photographer for declining to create photographs telling the story of a same-sex commitment ceremony (5/29/2020)

Client Story

Jon and Elaine Huguenin

In 2006, Elaine Huguenin, a wedding photographer in New Mexico, received an inquiry from Vanessa Wilcox to photograph her same-sex commitment ceremony. Elaine respectfully declined. She and her husband, Jonathan, couldn’t in good conscience use their artistic talents to tell the story of a ceremony that conflicts with their faith.&nbsp;<br> (4/19/2020)


Alliance Defending Freedom Brings Key Cases to Current Supreme Court

Please join me in praying that the heart of each judge of the highest court in our nation will be sensitive to the directives of the Lord – and expand religious freedom and protections for life for the sake of our children and grandchildren. (4/19/2020)


A Critical Week to Pray for Nation-Shaping Events at the Supreme Court

There’s no way for me to overstate how important each of these cases are, and how much depends on the Lord’s working in the hearts of these nine justices. Your prayers and support have been so crucial in bringing these cases this far. (4/30/2021)


Five Cases to Watch in 2014

With three cases accepted by the Supreme Court and four pending, 2014 will be a landmark year for human rights. Specifically, the right to publicly live out our faith, and the freedom to speak the truth freely will be affected by the outcome of several critical cases. (4/19/2020)


Jordan Lorence

Jordan Lorence serves as senior counsel and director of strategic engagement with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a key role with the Strategic Relations and Training Team. (1/11/2021)


Should compelling you to violate your deeply held religious beliefs really be “the price of citizenship”?

When Jonathan and Elaine Huguenin of Elane Photography turned down a request from a potential client, they had little idea that they were walking into the center of a firestorm. (4/19/2020)


The Future of Religious Freedom Hinges on the Power of Persistence

Please be in prayer for Jordan Lorence, and for all of our staff and allied attorneys, as they work faithfully to defend religious freedom for you and your family, and for all Americans. (4/19/2020)

Press Release

NM Supreme Court will hear case of photographer fined for adhering to her faith

Human rights commission required artist to pay nearly $7,000 for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (5/20/2021)

Press Release

ADF will appeal NM court’s decision against photographer

Human rights commission required artist to pay nearly $7,000 for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (5/12/2021)

Press Release

Is artistic freedom in jeopardy?

Alliance Defending Freedom attorney available to media following NM Supreme Court hearing over photographer&rsquo;s conscience rights (5/12/2021)

Press Release

ADF to appeal court decision against NM photographer

Photo artist told by civil rights commission to pay over $6,600 in attorneys’ fees for declining to photograph same-sex ceremony (5/4/2021)