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http://www.defenddemocracy.org December 16, 2005
What We Stand For
Those affiliated with FDD come from many backgrounds and political perspectives, but all believe:
- Terrorism intentional violence directed against non-combatants to achieve a political objective is always wrong and should never be condoned.
- Democratic societies have a right to defend themselves against terrorism and an obligation to defend one another.
- No one should be denied basic human rights including minority rights, women's rights and the freedom to worship.
The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies is dedicated to winning the war of ideas through communicating, influencing, empowering and educating.
Overview of the purpose and work of the Foundation:
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