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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 is Protecting the Church in Three Key Areas

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4,000

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1,966

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have been trained to protect their churches and congregations.

Alliance Defending Freedom, more than 2,500 Allied Attorneys, and hundreds of allied organizations have achieved crucial victories to preserve and restore the freedom of religion in America.

Liberty Assembly of God v. Town of Concord

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Liberty Assembly of God v. Town of Concord

Churches challenge taxation of church property

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Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York

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Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York

New York City policy allowed community groups to meet in public school facili...

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Reed v. Town of Gilbert

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Reed v. Town of Gilbert

Town Discriminates Against Church Signs While Widely Permitting Political, Re...

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Can the Government Really Do a Better Job? Why Religious Institutions Should be Tax-Exempt

Religious Freedom

Can the Government Really Do a Better Job? Why Religious Institutions Should be Tax-Exempt

A New York Times religion writer thinks it's time end tax exemptions for reli...

Mr. Funny | Words | Author | I'm the icon | www | 7/2/2015 9:21:00 PM Read More

80-Year-Old Couple Takes on Arizona Town and Wins at the Supreme Court

Religious Freedom

80-Year-Old Couple Takes on Arizona Town and Wins at the Supreme Court

The Court issued a unanimous victory for Pastor Reed, finding that the Town o...

Mr. Funny | Words | Author | I'm the icon | www | 6/18/2015 3:52:00 PM Read More

In the Windy City, a Fresh Breeze of Justice

Religious Freedom

In the Windy City, a Fresh Breeze of Justice

For 10 years, officials in Chicago have given the cold shoulder to World Outr...

Mr. Funny | Words | Author | I'm the icon | www | 6/11/2015 9:29:00 PM Read More