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DAN BROWN’S FERTILE IMAGINATION

By | 2017-10-17T12:26:27+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Dan Brown's recent remarks about God: The Catholic League took great exception to Dan Brown's previous books, but we are giving him a pass on his latest volume, Origin. That's because he has apparently learned his lesson: unlike The Da Vinci Code, and to a lesser extent Angels & [...]

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GOV. BROWN VETO WELCOMED

By | 2017-10-17T12:26:36+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on California Governor Jerry Brown's veto of a bill targeting religious employers: On Sunday, Gov. Brown vetoed AB 569, a bill that the Catholic League opposed as "a blatant assault on religious freedom." As I wrote to every member of the California State Senate in August, "Under the guise of [...]

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MEDIA EXPLODE OVER CATHOLIC DRESS CODE

By | 2017-10-13T19:54:21+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the media reaction to an Indiana Catholic school's dress code: Catholic schools have a dress code. Yeshivas have a dress code. Many Muslim schools have a dress code. Why is it that Jewish and Muslim dress codes never seem to infuriate the media, but Catholic ones drive them crazy? [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES OBJECTS TO ART CENSORSHIP

By | 2017-10-13T19:54:12+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: A week ago today, we published a critical statement on the failure of the New York Times to issue an editorial condemning the decision by the Guggenheim Museum to censor three artworks from an exhibition that opened on October 6. The museum [...]

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ATHEISTS LOSE ON HOUSE CHAPLAIN LAWSUIT

By | 2017-10-13T12:41:55+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a federal court ruling upholding prayer invocations in Congress: The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a militant atheist organization, lost in its bid to offer a non-prayer invocation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The House begins each legislative day with a prayer—"a practice," U.S. District [...]

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DRAIN HOLLYWOOD’S CESSPOOL

By | 2017-10-12T12:40:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses the larger issues attendant to Harvey Weinstein's fall from stardom: Revelations about Harvey Weinstein's predatory behavior should inspire others in Hollywood to come forward. We have known for decades that Hollywood is infested with sexually abusing men in senior positions, but there has been a reluctance to come forward. Weinstein [...]

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WEINSTEIN’S DUPLICITY IS ASTONISHING

By | 2017-10-11T12:18:46+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue and Harvey Weinstein have been locking horns for over two decades. The following is a summary of Weinstein's Catholic-bashing films (it is taken from a previous news release). It is worth reading it again in light of recent news stories about his philandering. We now know that Weinstein abused women even as he championed [...]

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TIME TO PARTY ON COLUMBUS DAY

By | 2017-10-10T12:29:21+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what's behind the anti-Columbus Day fervor and the monument madness: This Columbus Day most American cities and states will have the usual celebrations, but there will be important exceptions. The Los Angeles City Council voted in August to rename the explorer's holiday "Indigenous Peoples' Day." In doing so, it [...]

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RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION FOR HHS MANDATE

By | 2017-10-10T12:29:21+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the fate of the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate: President Trump did not let Catholics down: his administration has granted a religious exemption to the HHS mandate. Those employers whose "sincerely held religious beliefs" are compromised by providing for abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraceptives in their healthcare plans [...]

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HARVEY WEINSTEIN—CHAMPION OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS

By | 2017-10-10T12:29:21+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the fall of Harvey Weinstein: Harvey Weinstein and I have been doing battle for decades—he is the supreme Catholic basher in Hollywood. Now we know that he is a serial abuser of women. He never paid a price for his anti-Catholic bigotry, but this is different: liberals are supposed [...]

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