Frequently Asked Questions


  • What is Alliance Defending Freedom?
  • Who are your Founders?
  • Why were you formed?
  • What does Alliance Defending Freedom do?
  • What does Alliance Defending Freedom not do?
  • Why don’t you try to pass legislation or lobby government officials?
  • What is your mission statement?
  • How are you different from other organizations?
  • I don’t want too much mail.
  • Do you share my name or contact information with anyone else or any other group?
  • How can I help?
  • I’d like to work for Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Trouble receiving or accessing email alerts?
  • Trouble watching a video?


  • Why don’t all similar organizations simply merge into one?
  • What is your relationship with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)?


  • Why don’t you go on the offensive?
  • Why don’t you just sue the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)?
  • Does the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) receive taxpayers’ money?
  • The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) isn’t all bad… doesn’t it represent Christians sometimes?
  • Where does the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) get its funding?


  • Are donations to Alliance Defending Freedom tax deductible?
  • How are you funded?
  • What is your budget and where do funds go?
  • Who keeps you accountable?
  • How can I receive copies of your financial reports?
  • Why did Charity Navigator lower your four-star rating to three stars in 2012?
  • Why do you not belong to the Better Business Bureau?
  • How much does each case cost?
  • Why do you maintain cash on hand?
  • How can I receive a grant for a legal case?