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About Alliance Defending Freedom

How should Alliance Defending Freedom be described?

Alliance Defending Freedom understands that journalists have limited time and space in stories, and that few stories will include a comprehensive description of us. Please refer to the following as a way to concisely describe ADF:

“ADF is the world's largest legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, the sanctity of life, marriage and family, and parental rights.”

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What does Alliance Defending Freedom do?

Strategy and coordination
Since 1994, we have been blessed to work with multiple organizations, helping to coordinate an allied effort and to provide resources and strategic direction on cases related to our mission.

Alliance Defending Freedom offers several world-class training programs for attorneys, law students, pastors, college students, and supporters—all uniquely designed to equip people to make an impact.

Since 1994, Alliance Defending Freedom has provided millions of dollars in funding for hundreds of cases and legal projects to protect religious freedom, free speech, parental rights, and the sanctity of life.

Litigation Support and Partnership
Alliance Defending Freedom, working in partnership with our allies, as well as experienced litigators, directly litigates strategic cases to protect religious freedom, free speech, parental rights, and the sanctity of life.

Where is Alliance Defending Freedom located?

Alliance Defending Freedom offices are in Washington, D.C., Lansdowne, Virginia; Lawrenceville, Georgia; and Scottsdale, Arizona. ADF International offices are located in New York, New York (United Nations); Vienna, Austria; Brussels, Belgium; Geneva, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France; London, England; and Mexico City, Mexico. In addition, ADF and ADF International are allied with private attorneys throughout the world.