Monthly Archives: August 2008

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Dems Love Sex

By | August 28th, 2008|Categories: Chatterbox...|

The Democratic National Convention is awash in sexuality. On Monday, there was a “Sex, Politics and Cocktails” party hosted by Planned Parenthood that, naturally, passed out tons of condoms. It got a lot of competition from a Rolling Stone-Trojan Condoms bash that featured a “Condomvention” on sexual health; it was held right near their inflatable penis-shaped [...]

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PELOSI MISFIRES AGAIN AT CATHOLIC CHURCH

By | August 27th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s continued dispute with the Catholic Church: “On August 24, Pelosi contested the fact that the Catholic Church has always been unequivocally opposed to abortion. After being roundly criticized by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and many individual bishops—led by Denver Archbishop Charles [...]

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CASEY BLOWS IT BIG TIME; SETTLES FOR CLICHÉS ON ABORTION

By | August 27th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Sen. Bob Casey, Jr.’s speech last night at the Democratic National Convention: “It was billed as the breakthrough moment: the Democratic National Convention, which prohibited Gov. Bob Casey, Sr. from making a pro-life speech at the 1992 Convention, allowed his son to speak last night on the subject. But [...]

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Congressmen Address Pelosi’s Statements

By | August 26th, 2008|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Some of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's fellow congressmen, who are pro-life and Catholic, have responded to her statements about the Catholic Church's teachings concerning when life begins.  Please click here to read their correspondence to her.

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PELOSI DENIES CATHOLICISM OPPOSES ABORTION

By | August 25th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On yesterday’s NBC-TV show, “Meet the Press,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked to comment on when life begins. Here is what she said: “I would say that as an ardent, practicing Catholic, this is an issue that I have studied for a long time. And what I know is, over the centuries, the doctors of [...]

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OBAMA, NARAL AND INFANTICIDE

By | August 20th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to the growing interest in Sen. Barack Obama’s abortion record: “The pro-life community has been tracking Obama’s support for selective infanticide for quite a while, but only recently has there been a national discussion on this issue. On May 15, I said on ‘Fox and Friends’ that ‘There’s been a [...]

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Textbooks Mislead about Islam, Christianity

By | August 18th, 2008|Categories: Chatterbox...|

The Catholic League will be sending out copies of the report, Islam in the Classroom: What the Textbooks Tell Us, to Catholic educators and bishops.  Please click here to read an article by the author of the report, Gilbert T. Sewall of the American Textbook Council, that was published in the New York Post. Please click here to access Mr. Sewall's full report on how Islam [...]

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DEMOCRATS MUST NIX OFFENSIVE BLOGGERS

By | August 18th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Over 120 blogs have been credentialed as members of the media for the Democratic National Convention; those who have received credentials are allowed to cover the Convention at the Pepsi Center. While most of them offer legitimate commentary, some do not. Catholic League president Bill Donohue is protesting two of the blogs: “The list of credentialed blogs [...]

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Ban the Movie?

By | August 13th, 2008|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Timothy Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics, is rightfully upset about the movie “Tropic Thunder.” The film offers a stereotypical portrayal of the mentally retarded and callously refers to them as “retards.” So what does Shriver want to do? “Ban the movie,” he says. “Ban the movie”? Just imagine if the Catholic League said that about [...]

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Host-Stealing Student Walks

By | August 13th, 2008|Categories: Chatterbox...|

The University of Central Florida convened a panel of students and administrators to address whether Webster Cook, the student who absconded with the Host and then returned It a week later, violated the code of student discipline.  The panel  voted unanimously to dismiss all the charges against him despite the range of options available to punish this despicable act.  At [...]

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