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Francis J. Manion

Francis J. Manion is Senior Counsel with the ACLJ who emphasizes First Amendment law and pro-life legal matters before state and federal courts.

A 1980 graduate of Seton Hall School of Law, Manion honed his litigation skills with more than 15 years of experience as a trial attorney in private law firms where he served as trial counsel on behalf of pro-life demonstrators. He joined the ACLJ in 1996 and emphasizes protecting constitutional rights in the public school, the work environment, and the public arena.

Manion also emphasizes defending the public displays of the Ten Commandments and other historic displays that are part of our nation’s heritage. He also focuses on safeguarding the rights of medical personnel who are often required by employers to violate their consciences and religious beliefs by participating in pregnancy-ending procedures.

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Protecting Life “Beginning at Conception”

By Francis J. Manion1509145200000

The writer G.K. Chesterton once made the following observation: We shall soon be in a world in which a man may be howled down for saying that two and two make four, in which people will persecute the heresy of calling a tri-angle a three-sided figure, and hang a man for maddening a mob with the...

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The Fight to Protect Life Moves to Hawaii

By Francis J. Manion1500647384239

For years now, the abortion industry has been working hard to suppress the right of prolife crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) to address life issues with their clients in the way they deem appropriate and consistent with the centers' religious principles. The pro-abortion forces have succeeded in...

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Court Upholds Infringement of Pro-Life Rights

By Francis J. Manion1476825396848

The constitutional rights of pregnancy resource centers and pro-life advocates in California were dealt a serious blow last week by yet another federal court. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision refusing to enjoin California’s recently enacted FACT Act, a law that...

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Conscience Rights Attack in Illinois

By Francis J. Manion1471441058958

“Resolved: That the guarantee of the rights of conscience, as found in our Constitution, is most sacred and inviolable, . . . and that all attempts to abridge or interfere with these rights, directly or indirectly, have our decided disapprobation, and shall ever have our most effective opposition.”

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ACLJ in Court for Crisis Pregnancy Centers

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Hopeful Signal In Little Sisters Case

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Stopping Law Forcing Abortion Promotion

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Big Abortion’s Cloak of Invisibility

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