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Alone in the cold, homeless women in Anchorage, Alaska need somewhere to turn—somewhere to feel safe. Many of these women are victims of unspeakable trauma, including domestic violence, sexual assault, and even sex trafficking. But often, the only refuge from the cold is a co-ed shelter where these women feel unsafe due to the presence of men. Some of them would rather sleep in the woods in the frigid Alaskan temperatures than next to a man.

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It’s ridiculous to prohibit organizations from hiring employees that are on board with the organizational mission. Yet, that is exactly what is happening in South Euclid, Ohio.

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It’s easy for homeless women to feel like outcasts—like they don’t matter and are not loved. This is why the Downtown Hope Center exists.

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In 2016, Sarasota County informed the church that it needed a special permit in order to operate. And when it applied for that special permit, it was denied.

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You’ve probably heard about them, or at the very least their aftermath. They’re called sexual orientation, gender identity laws – and they have been enacted in cities across the United States

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Currently, 22 states have SOGI laws, and here at ADF, we’ve seen what a truly negative impact these laws can have.

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2018 was a banner year here at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). And we’re not the only ones who noticed.

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For homeless women escaping abuse, violence, and sex trafficking, the world can feel like a hopeless place with nowhere to turn.

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In 2010, Tree of Life Christian Schools purchased a new building in Upper Arlington, Ohio to consolidate its four campuses and expand. Sounds simple, right?

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Every time a person of faith is fired, criminally prosecuted, or threatened with the loss of everything she owns, the message is the same.

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The government does not belong in a therapist’s office. But a New York City ordinance puts the government squarely in that position, censoring what therapists are free to say as they work with their patients.

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For many high school students and their parents, dual enrollment programs provide a great opportunity to get through college cheaper and faster. In Vermont, only some students can take advantage of the dual enrollment program.

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The video was about Sebastian, an orphan from Colombia, and his adoption by the Barkey family, a family of six in California.

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We stand in a time of unprecedented change in our country. My concern grows as I see a movement emerging that sees a total revolution in the life of our nation’s people as necessary to usher in a new “age of greatness” and what they believe to be human flourishing.

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People can gain access to contraceptives and abortion pills without the government forcing religious and pro-life groups to provide them. But California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia can’t seem to accept that.

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We all love a good adoption story. Reading about children finding their forever home warms our hearts and reminds us of the best of humanity. But we often forget that behind many adoption stories lies tragedy.

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We all know that the First Amendment protects us from censorship of what we say, but we often don’t think about the flipside. Our constitutionally protected freedom of speech also means that no one can force us to say things we do not want to say—especially things that violate our deepest beliefs.

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The shifting culture is changing how people view religious ministries, and those who manage ministry operations and monitor laws affecting them have seen these changes firsthand.

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For over a decade now, governments have been ending their partnerships with faith-based adoption and foster care providers.

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As a religious organization, By The Hand has always been exempt from paying unemployment compensation taxes. Until recently.

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