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Advocates International

Doing Justice with Compassion: Jesus Christ’s Good Samaritan parable serves as a practical guide for Advocates International (“AI”) and its global network committed to doing justice, loving mercy and walking humbly with God.

Alliance Defense Fund

ADF was founded for a unique purpose: to aggressively defend religious liberty by empowering our allies, recognizing that together, we can accomplish far more than we can alone. We work tirelessly to assist them in their efforts through strategy, training, funding, and, where necessary, direct litigation through our own ADF legal team.

American Arbitration Association

The American Arbitration Association® (AAA), with its long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, provides services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.

American Center for Law & Justice

The ACLJ and its globally affiliated organizations are committed to ensuring the ongoing viability of freedom and liberty in the United States and around the world.

Americans United for Life

Americans United for Life (AUL) defends human life through vigorous legislative, judicial, and educational efforts, state by state.

Becket Fund

Protecting the free expression of all religious traditions.

Center for Academic Freedom (ADF)

Here you will find information and resources that will help you know and understand your rights as a Christian college student.

Center for Law & Religious Freedom

Through litigation, legislative advocacy, friend of the court briefs, and public education, Christian Legal Society's Center for Law and Religious Freedom works to protect the religious liberty of all Americans and the sanctity of human life.

Christian Law Association

Free legal counsel to churches and Christians facing legal difficulties for practicing the Biblical faith.

Christian Legal Aid

CLS' Legal Aid Program is a national public ministry providing advice and limited assistance for many of the legal and spiritual needs of the poor, in cooperation with Christian churches and faith-based social service providers.

FIRE - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America's colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity.

First Freedom - Dept. of Justice

Religious liberty is often referred to as the "First Freedom" because the Framers placed it first in the Bill of Rights. Yet it is not merely first in order: it is a fundamental freedom on which so many of our other freedoms rest. The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice enforces a wide range of laws protecting religious liberty.

International Justice Mission - IJM

International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.

Jubilee Campaign

Jubilee Campaign is an effective human rights pressure group that tackles the cause of injustice and has been successful at bringing real and lasting change for Children at Risk and Persecuted Christian families worldwide.

Liberty Counsel

Liberty Counsel is a nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and the traditional family

Liberty Legal Institute

Liberty Legal Institute (LLI) is a 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in 1997 to protect religious freedoms and First Amendment rights for individuals, groups and churches.

The National Legal Foundation

The NLF is a Christian public interest law firm dedicated to the preservation of America's freedom and constitutional rights. Visitors to their website can read for themselves many of the briefs that NLF has filed in cases throughout the U.S.

Pacific Justice Institute

Pacific Justice Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3) legal defense organization specializing in the defense of religious freedom, parental rights, and other civil liberties. Pacific Justice Institute works diligently, without charge, to provide their clients with all the legal support they need.

Rutherford Institute

The Institute’s mission is twofold: to provide legal services in the defense of religious and civil liberties and to educate the public on important issues affecting their constitutional freedoms.

Thomas More Law Center

Our purpose is to be the sword and shield for people of faith, providing legal representation without charge to defend and protect Christians and their religious beliefs in the public square. We achieve this goal principally through litigation, seeking out significant cases, consistent with our mission, where our expertise can be of service to others.

 

 

 

Policy

Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty

The Mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.

Assoc. of American Law Schools - Section on Law and Religion

AALS Sections are interest groups composed of members of the faculty and professional staff of AALS member schools.

Center for Public Justice

The Center for Public Justice is an independent, nonpartisan organization devoted to policy research and civic education. Working outside the familiar categories of right and left, conservative and liberal, we seek to help citizens and public officeholders respond to God's call to do justice.

Claremont Institute

The mission of the Claremont Institute is to restore the principles of the American Founding to their rightful, preeminent authority in our national life. To recover the founding principles in our political life means recovering a limited and accountable government that respects private property, promotes stable family life, and maintains a strong defense.

Culture of Life Foundation

The Culture of Life Foundation is a social policy research institute that exists to reveal and present the truths about the human person at all stages of life and in all conditions. We aim to affect public policy by promoting and making available to the public scientific and other factual information relevant to debates about human life and dignity.

Ethics and Public Policy Center

Founded in 1976, the Ethics and Public Policy Center is Washington, D.C.'s premier institute dedicated to applying the Judeo-Christian moral tradition to critical issues of public policy. EPPC and its scholars have consistently sought to defend the great Western ethical imperatives -- respect for the inherent dignity of the human person, individual freedom and responsibility, justice, the rule of law, and limited government.

Family Research Council

Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. FRC shapes public debate and formulates public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family.

Institute on Religion & Democracy (IRD)

Welcome to the website for Institute on Religion & Democracy. The IRD is an ecumenical alliance of U.S. Christians working to reform our churches' social witness, in accord with Biblical and historic teachings, thereby contributing to the renewal of democratic society at home and abroad.

Institute on Religion and Public Life (First Things)

First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

John Jay Institute for Faith, Society & Law

Named for the American founder John Jay, the mission of the Institute is to prepare Christians like Jay for leadership in public life.

National Organization for Marriage

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to protect marriage and the faith communities that sustain it. NOM serves as a national resource for marriage-related initiatives at the state and local level.

Sojourners: Christians for Justice and Peace

Our mission is to articulate the Biblical call to social justice, inspiring hope and building a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world.

Witherspoon Institute

The Witherspoon Institute is an independent research center that works to enhance public understanding of the moral foundations of free and democratic societies. The Institute promotes the application of fundamental principles of republican government and ordered liberty to contemporary problems through a variety of centers, research programs, seminars, consultations, and publications.

Theos think tank

Theos is a public theology think tank which exists to undertake research and provide commentary on social and political arrangements. (Based in the U.K.).

Canadian Institute for Law, Theology & Public Policy

This Institute publishes books and tapes, and sponsors seminars which seek to integrate in depth the Christian faith with public policy issues.

 

Action

ABA - Pro Bono & Public Service

The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service is the national source of information, resources and assistance to support, facilitate, and expand the delivery of pro bono legal assistance.

Blackstone Legal Fellowship

The Blackstone Legal Fellowship is a legal leadership development program and servant ministry of the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF). Designed as a rigorous legal internship, the Fellowship seeks to inspire a distinctly Christian worldview in every area of life, particularly in the areas of law and public policy.

Centurions Program - Breakpoint

This intense distance-learning venture prepares Christians to live out their faith authentically and powerfully in the world and unites them in a continuing network as agents of transformation from the inside out.

CitizenLink - Focus on the Family Action

Focus on the Family Action is a cultural action organization that provides a platform for informing, inspiring and rallying those who care deeply about the family to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our nation.

Concerned Women for America

The mission of CWA is to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens - first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society - thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation.

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

This is an extensive list Crisis Pregnancy Centers located throughout the United States. There are also several helpful links related to caring for women facing pregnancies during difficult times.

Disciple Nations Alliance

Our mission: to influence the paradigm and practice of local churches around the world. Our passion is to see engaged, credible, high-impact local churches affect real transformation in their communities and in sufficient mass to disciple their nations.

Justice Fellowship

Justice Fellowship is the criminal justice reform arm of PFM. Justice Fellowship works with key state and federal policymakers to reform the criminal justice system according to the principles of restorative justice found in the Bible.

National Litigation Academy - ADF

ADF's National Litigation Academy is a state-of-the-art lawyer training project designed to provide the specific training and experience necessary to handle a free-speech, religious liberty, or other matters involving constitutional law and other areas of concern to the Alliance.

Next Generation - Prison Fellowship

Young adults serving those that our society often neglects and scorns: prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their families. Visit www.forgivedontforget.org to learn more.

Peacemaker Ministries

This web site is designed to introduce you to Peacemaker Ministries and assist you in learning and applying the powerful conflict resolution principles God has given to us through Scripture.

Pinnacle Forum
Mission: inspiring America's leaders to magnify Christ within their sphere of influence. Vision: to see God restored to the center of our culture.

 

 

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