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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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have participated in Pulpit Freedom Sunday since its inception in 2008.

1,966

Pastors

participated in Pulpit Freedom Sunday in 2014.

Thousands

of pastors

have been trained to protect their churches and congregations.

Alliance Defending Freedom and our allies have achieved crucial victories to preserve and restore the freedom of religion in America.

Fort Des Moines Church of Christ v. Jackson

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Fort Des Moines Church of Christ v. Jackson

ADF attorneys representing an Iowa church filed a federal lawsuit against mem...

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Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Pauley

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Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Pauley

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent a Christian pre-school and day...

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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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Our Protecting Your Ministry manual will help you prepare for the legal intrusions some churches, Christian schools, and ministries around the country have already faced, along with other threats on the near horizon.

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When Church and Politics Collide, How Will We Respond?

Religious Freedom

When Church and Politics Collide, How Will We Respond?

As Christians, we can engage politics and culture without becoming either out...

Mr. Funny | Words | Author | I'm the icon | www | 8/24/2016 6:10:57 PM Read More

“After This, The Deluge” – But U.S. Pastors Ignore the Forecast

Religious Freedom

“After This, The Deluge” – But U.S. Pastors Ignore the Forecast

I thought of that story this week as I read the results of a recent Pew Resea...

Mr. Funny | Words | Author | I'm the icon | www | 8/19/2016 10:00:00 PM Read More

This Preschool was Denied Access to a State Program Simply for Being Religious

Religious Freedom

This Preschool was Denied Access to a State Program Simply for Being Religious

Last month, the State of Missouri filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court adm...

Mr. Funny | Words | Author | I'm the icon | www | 8/15/2016 6:24:51 PM Read More