Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent a Christian preschool excluded from a Missouri program that provides recycled tires for children’s playgrounds. (7/20/2020)


Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Elenis

ADF attorneys filed suit against Colorado officials (11/6/2020)


Bristol Regional Women’s Center v. Slatery

The Bristol Regional Women’s Center is challenging a 2015 Tennessee law protecting women and requiring a waiting period before abortions can be procured. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a similar waiting period in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. (2/17/2021)


Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley v. Sisolak

ADF files suit against Nevada state officials to challenge COVID-19 church gathering ban (12/22/2020)


5 Things to Know about the New Johnson Amendment Fix

Today, Sen. James Lankford and Rep. Jody Hice introduced a bill in the Senate and the House of Representatives called the Free Speech Fairness Act. (4/29/2021)


Three Years into the Pulpit Initiative - Has the IRS Responded?

Many of you are aware that in 2008, ADF launched the Pulpit Initiative. (5/4/2021)


Six Years into the Pulpit Initiative – Has the IRS Responded?

The IRS seems to have simply ignored Pulpit Freedom Sunday. Pastors have the right to proclaim biblical truth from their pulpits without having to worry about the government looking over their shoulder and threatening their churches with revocation of tax exempt status if they say something the IRS doesn’t like. (5/3/2021)


Prying the IRS’s Hand off the Mouth of Churches

The Johnson Amendment gives government officials a license to censor religious speech. But Congress is now working on a remedy to solve this problem. (4/20/2020)


The Weekly Digest: 2-8-17

The Weekly Digest summarizes news stories from the previous week. (4/20/2020)

Press Release

ADF joins letter to congressional leaders encouraging prioritization of Free Speech Fairness Act

Bill would restrict enforcement of Johnson Amendment against churches, for whom law was never intended (5/7/2021)