Foothill Church v. Rouillard

The California Department of Managed Health Care is forcing churches to pay for elective abortions in their health insurance plans. (6/2/2020)


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)


“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. (4/19/2020)


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)


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)

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

ADF attorneys available to media following hearing Friday. (4/19/2020)

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HHS: CA agency illegally forced citizens, churches to cover elective abortions

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Denise Harle. (4/19/2020)

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Churches sue Calif. agency for forcing them to provide abortion coverage

ADF files lawsuit on behalf of three churches objecting to California’s violation of the Constitution and federal conscience law (4/19/2020)

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E-mails: California forced religious groups to pay for abortion coverage at Planned Parenthood’s bidding

Churches file appeal to stop California agency’s mandate issued in response to demands from Planned Parenthood (4/19/2020)