Sometimes, a legal win seems as "big" for the court it comes from as it does for the victory itself.
The San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation abandoned a proposed program Thursday which would have required a homeless outreach, after several years of serving the poor at Mission Bay Park, to relocate to a dirt lot with a cramped, fenced-in area resembling a cage.
Two Alliance Defense Fund allied attorneys have succeeded in obtaining a settlement on behalf of a Ramsey County church once under threat of losing its tax-exempt status along with nearly 800 other churches and related organizations in the county.
It was a dream of mine to have an organization devoted solely to saving broken marriages. After spending 25 years as an ordained minister, I took the first steps toward realizing that dream by starting the Northwest Marriage Institute in 2004.
I am pastor of Warroad Community Church in Warroad, Minnesota – six miles from the Canadian border. I have always had a passion for preaching the Gospel...
Chaplain Richard R. Young's Story
We cannot be silent as we watch a minority in our culture seek to force something onto those that serve so faithfully in our Nation’s military which will be destructive to all of the values that we hold dear.
Chaplains have embodied the very essence of the First Amendment since the founding of our republic, proactively ensuring the free exercise of religion for all, not just their sending denominations.
A federal lawsuit can't shake her faith in religious liberty
In America, we enjoy both the best healthcare and the best military in the world. Politicians have endangered the best healthcare in the world. And now they seek to endanger the best disciplined, highest morale, all volunteer military in the world.
We were a new church, renting a large room at the local community college one time a month for 5 months as we started our services. Once we moved to weekly services we were told we would no longer be able to use their facilities...
Q & A with Rev. Dr. John Guest
Hospital officials denied Martin Colburn, a Christian chaplain, from visiting patients who asked to meet with him.
For most ministers, accepting a position at Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association would have been easy.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has reversed a federal judge’s order to remove all religious displays from a church-run contract postal unit in Manchester, Conn.
Alliance Defense Fund attorneys secured a settlement Tuesday with the village of Fife Lake on behalf of Forest Area Bible Church, which will no longer be forced to pay discriminatory rental fees to use the village’s municipal building.
The Texas Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of a ministry to former prison inmates Friday, determining that zoning regulations passed by the city of Sinton to oust the ministry from town violate the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
A federal judge ruled Friday that Contra Costa County officials can no longer prohibit a Christian ministry from accessing Antioch Branch Library public meeting rooms just because government employees consider its scheduled activities to be "religious services."
San Diego County officials agreed Wednesday to rescind a cease-and-desist order issued to a pastor holding a small Bible study in his home.
The Alliance Defense Fund and allied attorneys secured a consent order and partial dismissal Thursday on behalf of Kingdom First Ministries in a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta, which has entered into a settlement with the church.
Four years ago, Canyon Ridge Baptist Church had made its “home” in a 1,200 square-foot patch of rented space in the Kearny Mesa Recreation Center in San Diego, California. But tensions were growing with the City of San Diego, which owned the Recreation Center.
Alliance Defense Fund attorneys have reached a favorable settlement agreement with Broome Community College on behalf of North Pointe Church, which is now allowed equal access to campus facilities after being told it was no longer permitted to meet on campus.
Alliance Defense Fund attorneys reached a settlement agreement with the city of Pensacola on behalf of St. Faustina Old Catholic Church, freeing it to hold church picnics once again at Plaza Ferdinand VII, a popular historic park in downtown Pensacola.
My name is Ralph Lopez and I pastor a small church plant named Refinery Christian Fellowship. We’re in Pt. Richmond, Contra Costa County, California.