Today’s Arizona Supreme Court ruling reviving an archaic near-total abortion ban was backed by Alliance Defending Freedom. The conservative legal group, which represented the plaintiff in the Arizona case and rushed to champion the extreme ruling, is leading the charge to roll back reproductive rights in the courts and is a key member of Project 2025, the coalition plotting the future of the conservative movement.

The Arizona Supreme Court’s decision to revive a 19th-century abortion ban takes anti-abortion extremism to a new level. It’s the latest in Alliance Defending Freedom’s decades-long crusade to force a far-right agenda through the courts and onto everyday Americans. Alliance Defending Freedom’s ultimate goal is to use litigation to strip Americans of their rights and undermine our democracy.”

Accountable.US president Caroline Ciccone

Alliance Defending Freedom has led an anti-abortion crusade in the courts. ADF played a key role in the Supreme Court Dobbs decision overturning Roe, and is now behind the landmark lawsuit challenging abortion pill access for Americans. With new details raising questions about everything from the plaintiff to the complaint, Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA appears to be the latest example of Alliance Defending Freedom’s tried and tested strategy of manufacturing lawsuits to advance its far-right agenda, ultimately manipulating the American judiciary for a favorable outcome.

Beyond the courts, Alliance Defending Freedom serves as a key Project 2025 member group, and five Alliance Defending Freedom staffers have been named contributors to the “MAGA blueprint.” Project 2025’s far-right policy manifesto offers conservatives’ most restrictive anti-abortion agenda to date — an agenda that threatens to ban abortion nationwide.

Accountable.US launched its Monitoring Influence database to document and track the dark influence network made up of dangerous groups like Alliance Defending Freedom. Learn more at


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