Case

Fort Des Moines Church of Christ v. Jackson

ADF attorneys representing an Iowa church filed a federal lawsuit against members of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, among others. (5/29/2020)

Client Story

Fort Des Moines Church of Christ

Alliance Defending freedom filed a federal lawsuit to protect an Iowa church's freedom to operate according to its faith without fear of punishment from the government.  (4/19/2020)

Blog

Would Your Church Be Prepared If What Happened in Iowa Happens in Your State?

It is no longer a question of if churches will be threatened or sued for standing true to God’s Word – the question is when and where such cases will arise. (4/20/2020)

Blog

The #1 Thing Your Church Board Should Do Next and How It Can Help Protect Religious Freedom

There’s more to protecting religious freedom than you might think. (4/20/2020)

Blog

The Iowa Victory and What It Means for Massachusetts Churches

Iowa rightly affirmed the freedom of churches to operate consistently with their faith without fearing unjust government punishment. Massachusetts should follow suit. (4/20/2020)

Blog

Year in Review: Our 5 Most Popular Cases of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we took a look back at the year’s most popular cases. (4/20/2020)

Biography

Christiana Holcomb

Christiana Holcomb serves as legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, where she is a key member of the Center for Christian Ministries. (4/19/2020)

Press Release

ADF attorneys dismantle Iowa commission’s defense of church speech ban

New brief filed on behalf of church explains need to stop state from attempting to control churches (4/19/2020)

Press Release

ADF to court: Church speech ban must go

ADF attorneys available to media following hearing over Iowa law that attempts to control, silence churches (4/19/2020)

Press Release

Court: Govt bureaucrats have no business deciding whether Iowa church activities are religious

ADF attorneys represent congregation that sued against state law that attempts to control, silence churches (4/19/2020)

Press Release

Church asks court to halt Iowa commission from enforcing speech ban

Recent brochure changes only further illustrate vagueness of unchanged law (4/19/2020)

Press Release

Court rules Iowa churches not subject to intrusive law, ADF dismisses suit

Court says churches are not “public accommodations,” facility use and speech activity out of reach of state agencies (4/19/2020)

Press Release

Sermons on biblical sexuality illegal in Iowa?

ADF attorneys representing an Iowa church filed a federal lawsuit Monday against members of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, among others, to stop the government from censoring the church’s teaching on biblical sexuality. (4/19/2020)