The U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska issued a preliminary injunction Aug 9, 2019, for Downtown Hope Center in Anchorage, a faith-based women’s shelter.
The injunction prevents the city from enforcing anti-discrimination laws that would require Hope Center to allow biological men presenting as transgender women to access the facility overnight.
“The Court concludes that Hope Center has demonstrated that it is likely to suffer irreparable harm in the absence of preliminary injunctive relief,” District Court Judge Sharon Gleason wrote in her order.
Hope Center’s women’s shelter consists of one room with mattresses set three to five feet apart from one another. Photo: Alliance Defending Freedom “All Americans should be free to live out their faith and serve their neighbors—especially homeless women who have suffered sexual abuse—without being targeted or harassed by the government,” said Alliance Defending Freedom […]