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Current anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic has been multiplied by the suggestion of “health care rationing” based on the age or disability of infected patients. Attorneys representing the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund and the Thomas More Society have published a legal memorandum detailing the tenets of federal law and explaining that federal civil rights…

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights sent a “Notice of Violation” to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, informing him that the State’s Department of Managed Health Care was violating federal conscience protections by targeting our client, Skyline Wesleyan Church, for its pro-life beliefs. With Planned Parenthood’s lobbying, State bureaucrats…

The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund (FCDF) sent a letter this afternoon to Poway Unified School District Superintendent Marian Kim Phelps, expressing concern about the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)—a designated terrorist organization—holding an event with anti-Semitic U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) at Westview High School’s Performing Arts Center. According to District officials, CAIR’s facility…

State bureaucrats refuse to issue a license to open a home for sex-trafficked girls because of the charity’s Catholic beliefs about sexual orientation and abortion. Children of the Immaculate Heart, a Catholic charity that cares for victims of human trafficking, filed an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order in state court today. The charity…

Children of the Immaculate Heart (CIH), a religious charity that helps women escape from sex trafficking, sued today seeking to end a State of California mandate that is leaving a rescue home for commercially sexually exploited teen girls empty while San Diego County experiences a child sex-trafficking crisis. In Children of the Immaculate Heart v….

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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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