Ryan Tucker

Ryan Tucker serves as senior counsel and director of the Center for Christian Ministries with Alliance Defending Freedom. (4/19/2020)


Christ’s Church of Mt. Spokane v. Inslee

Washington governor sued over COVID-19 order that allows secular gatherings, restricts churches (5/30/2020)


Metropolitan Tabernacle Church v. City of Chattanooga

ADF files suit to challenge Chattanooga ban on drive-in church services (5/29/2020)


Temple Baptist Church v. City of Greenville

ADF files suit on behalf of Mississippi church subjected to city’s ban on ‘drive in’ church services (5/1/2020)


Bethel Ministries v. Salmon

ADF attorneys file suit against state for discriminating against faith-based school (5/29/2020)


The Downtown Soup Kitchen d/b/a Downtown Hope Center v. Municipality of Anchorage

After loss in federal court, city agrees to end its attempt to force men into shelter for sexually assaulted women (5/29/2020)


Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley v. Sisolak

ADF files suit against Nevada state officials to challenge COVID-19 church gathering ban (5/29/2020)


Edgewater Christian Fellowship v. Brown

Oregon governor sued over COVID-19 order that allows numerous gatherings, restricts churches (5/29/2020)





Hope Center



A Threat to End Tax Exemption for Churches and Non-profits

Beto O’Rourke is waiting for you at the bottom of the slippery slope religious freedom opponents said never existed. (4/20/2020)


Church Services, COVID-19, and the Constitution: Your Questions Answered

Many churches have shared concerns about how the government restrictions put in place to fight the spread of the virus are impacting our religious freedom. I addressed this in a video. (4/20/2020)

Press Release

NC county confronted for targeting churches in COVID-19-related order

Prepacked communion, tithes dropped in buckets banned at drive-in church services while exchanging food, money okay at businesses (4/28/2020)