HHS Reminds Entities Not to Deny Medical Care based on “Stereotypes” and “Ruthless Utilitarianism” The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a bulletin warning healthcare providers receiving federal funding to “keep in mind their obligations” not to discriminate against elderly and disabled patients when prioritizing…

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…

The pro-life trial of this generation begins on September 30th. Just imagine. . . . Every morning David Daleiden wakes up knowing that Planned Parenthood and the billion-dollar abortion industry is stopping at nothing to destroy him utterly. Every morning he wakes up having had death threats against him, being viciously attacked on national news…

FCDF attorneys filed yesterday an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of marriage and family scholar Ryan T. Anderson, PhD, asking the Court to reverse two lower court rulings that held Title VII’s definition of “sex” includes “gender identity.” The Court will hear oral arguments in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes…

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…

Senior Planned Parenthood Executives Must Testify about Abortion Giant’s Fetal Tissue Trafficking In an unprecedented opportunity for the pro-life movement, Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund (FCDF) attorneys representing pro-life journalist David Daleiden will be deposing senior-level Planned Parenthood officials about the abortion giant’s illegal selling of baby parts. The depositions are part of Planned Parenthood’s…

The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund and co-counsel representing pro-life journalist David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) filed an expedited appeal yesterday in the Ninth Circuit, asking the appellate court to dissolve a federal district court’s preliminary injunction blocking the release of undercover videos that exposed Planned Parenthood’s illegal trafficking of baby…

Pro-life journalist David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress filed a motion on Thursday to compel Planned Parenthood to produce evidence about its fetal tissue procurement operations. Daleiden also submitted evidence that Planned Parenthood and their business partners may have doctored records about their revenues from selling aborted fetal body parts and later lied…

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) dismissed seven out of eleven claims on Friday against pro-life journalist David Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). In 2015, NAF sued David and CMP after they began releasing undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s trafficking of baby body parts. Buying and selling fetal tissue is illegal…

David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) filed a motion in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week, asking the court to reassign the National Abortion Federation’s (NAF) lawsuit against David and CMP to a different judge. The presiding judge, William H. Orrick III, is an avid Planned Parenthood supporter. FCDF and…

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