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Rancho Santa Fe, California  92067

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March 15, 2013 - New Pope Expected to Hold Firm Against Homosexuality, Abortion

Just one day after Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio took the title Pope Francis I and leadership of the world's 1.1 billion Roman Catholics, his conservative, biblical views on the issues of same-sex marriage and abortion have earned him accolades from conservative, Christian, and pro-family leaders — and dubious comments from the major media and social liberals.

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January 29, 2013 - FCDF Continues Its Educational Outreach Mission

Over the past couple of months FCDF's President and Chief Counsel, Charles LiMandri, has given over a dozen news interviews on television and radio, and to the print media.  He has also made personal speaking appearances, most recently to the Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club on January 22, where he was given a standing ovation.

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January 29, 2013 - What Did America's Founders Say About Freedom of Conscience?

James Madison assisted George Mason in drafting Article 16 of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, ratified June 12, 1776, which states: "That Religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence; and therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience, and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love, and charity, towards each other."

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January 29, 2013 - FCDF Vigorously Defends Landmark JONAH Case

In a precedent setting case with high stakes for all religious believers, the extremist Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is not only trying to put FCDF's client, Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH), out of business, it is also trying to intimidate what it calls the entire "Ex-Gay Industry". 

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Welcome to The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund

The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund’s mission is to defend religious freedom by providing protective legal services at the trial level to persons whose religious liberty and free-speech rights have been attacked. FCDF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public-interest law firm which defends the conscience rights and religious freedom of those of all faiths and no faith.