Biography

Jordan Lorence

Jordan Lorence serves as senior counsel and director of strategic engagement with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a key role with the Strategic Relations & Training Team. (4/19/2020)

Case

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 facilities for virtually any purpose—except "religious worship services." (5/29/2020)

Case

Kathryn McMillan and Kathleen Cullan/Byam Elementary School

ADF represents parents who plan to speak at school committee meeting to object to ban on donations of Christmas items for gift sale (6/2/2020)

Case

Pleasant Grove City v. Summum

ADF provided funding, friend-of-the-court briefs in case involving Utah monument (5/29/2020)

Case

Doe v. Montgomery County

Groups advocating for creation of legal rights for sexually-confused individuals (5/29/2020)

Case

Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth

University forces students to support causes they disagree with—but refuses to apply the same principle to itself. (5/29/2020)

Case

Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Herring

ADF provided funding for friend-of-the-court briefs in the case (6/2/2020)

Case

Walker v. Jesson

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent two African-American taxpayers in Minnesota who are challenging the unauthorized use of state funding for elective abortions (6/2/2020)

Case

Salazar v. Buono

Protecting memorial with religious imagery via property transfer (5/29/2020)

Case

Donaldson v. State of Montana

Montana Supreme Court confirms distribution of marital benefits only available to married couples (6/2/2020)

Case

Benson v. Alverson

Brief explains that judge’s dismissal of attack on Minn. marriage laws rightly cited previous Minn., U.S. high court decisions (6/2/2020)

Case

Limmer v. Ritchie

High court agrees state officials overstepped their authority in replacing title of proposed amendment with inaccurate one (6/2/2020)

Client Story

Jon and Elaine Huguenin

In 2006, Elaine Huguenin, a wedding photographer in New Mexico, received an inquiry from Vanessa Wilcox to photograph her same-sex commitment ceremony. Elaine respectfully declined. She and her husband, Jonathan, couldn’t in good conscience use their artistic talents to tell the story of a ceremony that conflicts with their faith.&nbsp;<br> (4/19/2020)