Foothill Church v. Rouillard

The California Department of Managed Health Care is forcing churches to pay for elective abortions in their health insurance plans. (11/19/2020)


Kahle v. One Love Ministries

Two atheists have falsely accused two Hawaii churches represented by Alliance Defending Freedom of defrauding the government in a lawsuit filed in state court (12/3/2020)


7 Legal Threats to Churches Today

Here is a quick glimpse of several religious freedom challenges churches across the country currently face. (4/20/2020)


Separation of Church and State? 2 States Forcing Churches to Act against Their Convictions

These states are trying to force churches to pay for abortion. It seems unbelievable, doesn’t it? But that’s exactly what these two states are doing. (4/20/2020)


WATCH: What Pastors Are Saying about the ADF Church Alliance Program

A move by the California government left churches in the state with two impossible options: paying for abortions against their beliefs or dropping health care coverage for their employees. (4/20/2020)


This Church Sued California for Forcing It to Pay for Abortions in Its Healthcare Plan

The State of California began forcing churches to cover abortions in their health insurance plans in 2014. (11/20/2020)


“Sue the State” Shouldn’t be Part of Any Pastor’s Job Description

Even as a former attorney, Pastor Chris Lewis didn’t see the legal threats to his church’s religious liberty coming. (4/20/2020)


Jeremiah Galus

Jeremiah Galus serves as senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a key member of the Center for Christian Ministries. (1/11/2021)


The Federal Government Just Told California to Stop Forcing Churches to Pay for Abortions

This is an important step toward ending California’s unconstitutional policy. (4/20/2020)


We Don’t Need to “Change America”—We Need to Protect Our Fundamental Freedoms

We don't need to “change America” by redefining our founding principles and restricting our most cherished liberties. Quite the opposite. (11/13/2020)


Court Allows Regulation to Stand that Forces Churches to Pay for Abortions

Paying for elective abortions directly violates the Christian belief that human life is sacred and should be protected. (4/20/2020)


California Wasn’t Forcing Churches to Pay for Abortions… Until Planned Parenthood Stepped In

It seems that allowing some religious employers to opt out of paying for elective abortions is too deep a cut to Planned Parenthood’s bottom line. (4/20/2020)

Press Release

Churches to court: Stop California agency from forcing us to provide abortion

ADF attorneys represent three California churches (11/19/2020)