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On May 24, 2017, FCDF filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a group of concerned parents against the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) challenging the constitutionality of the district’s controversial “Anti-Islamophobia” program.  Named defendants also include every member of SDUSD’s Board of Education and Superintendent Cynthia Marten.  In addition to six parents,…

(LifeSiteNews) — The San Diego School Board has jumped on the bandwagon of government officials that want to force the Islamic religion on school children. Although they are using the excuse that this is to prevent “bullying” of Muslim students, this program is really about indoctrination and not school safety. You can be sure that the lesson plans they want…

Originally published in Crisis Magazine Last week, California brought fifteen criminal counts against our client David Daleiden. Counts one through eight deal with the 2014 National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting. Counts nine through eleven deal with the two restaurant visits with Planned Parenthood personnel in the Los Angeles area (the videos that reveal “crush above,…

Last year, David Daleiden appealed to the Ninth Circuit over an unconstitutional gag order preventing him from publishing videos he took at National Abortion Federation conferences. Today, the Ninth Circuit issued its ruling and upheld that gag order. A petition to the Supreme Court now seems likely, as this is the first appellate decision to…

On March 28, 2017, California Attorney General Xavier Bercerra announced that David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt have been charged with fourteen felony counts of unlawful recording and one felony count of criminal conspiracy. At issue is the series of undercover videos released in 2015 of Mr. Daleiden’s meetings with abortion providers and fetal tissue procurement…

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