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In a stunning victory for religious freedom, a proposed California state bill that would have forced Catholic priests to break the sacramental seal of confession was shelved one day before a critical legislative hearing. If passed, Senate Bill 360 would have required priests to report alleged instances of abuse or neglect of minors heard during…

The West New York School District has denied an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request filed by FCDF to obtain the district records about two Muslim students at Memorial High School who were allowed to proselytize in multiple classrooms during the school day. FCDF also sought records about a banner Memorial High’s principal hung during…

The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund today sent a public records request to West New York School District, demanding the production of documents that could show whether the District is unlawfully promoting religion. Last month, Memorial High School hung a large banner beseeching “Allah” to “shower” students with “love and wisdom.”  FCDF is also seeking…

The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday on behalf of Them Before Us, a children’s rights group, asking the Court to take the case of a biological father who was stripped of custody of his two children. A New York judge awarded custody of the…

School Officials Had Unwittingly Partaken with Local Mosque’s “Dawah Educational Awareness in the Public Schools” to Convert Schoolchildren to “Accept Islam with Allah’s guidance.” Two days after FCDF sent a “cease and desist letter” to the West New York School District, attorneys for the school district’s Board of Education notified FCDF on Friday that “the…

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Marriage and family are the building blocks of American society. We defend and promote marriage for both the well-being of the individual person and our culture.

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