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TRUMP’S FAST FLIP ON ABORTION

July 27, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump’s position on abortion: Since 2011, Donald Trump has identified himself as pro-life. But in 1999, when he ran for president, he was an abortion-rights advocate, and even defended partial-birth abortion. So what changed him? On October 24, 1999, Trump told “Meet the Press” host Tim Russert, “I’m... [Read more...]

IT PAYS TO BE PRO-GAY

July 24, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on why it pays to be pro-gay: The ADL was founded to combat anti-Semitism; the American Jewish Committee was founded to promote Jewish interests; the Southern Poverty Law Center was founded to fight white racism; La Raza was founded to promote Hispanic rights; the NAACP was founded to stand up for blacks; the Satanic Temple was... [Read more...]

DE BLASIO’S UNMITIGATED ARROGANCE

July 23, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a story in today’s New York Times on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: A Gallup poll this week shows Pope Francis’ favorability rating is 59 percent, a drop of 17 percent since 2014. But for what it counts, the pope’s popularity with Mayor de Blasio has never been higher. It shouldn’t count for much:... [Read more...]

JEWISH NEWSPAPER CROSSES THE LINE

July 21, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on an article by Anna Katsnelson, “I Am a Fugitive From a Catholic School,” that was posted online by the Forward on July 19: If a Catholic newspaper published a cynical, in-your-face, wholly gratuitous article detailing a Catholic’s regrettable experience with Jews, there would be howls of protest. Catholics,... [Read more...]

HILLARY SAYS ABORTION BAN IS DANGEROUS

July 21, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Hillary Clinton’s objections to Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to restrict abortions: Gov. Walker signed legislation yesterday banning abortions in Wisconsin after 20 weeks of pregnancy. “At five months,” he said, “that’s the time when that unborn child can feel pain.” When he was president,... [Read more...]

DEMOCRATS HAVE A POPE PROBLEM

July 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the two political parties and Pope Francis: There is a front-page story in today’s New York Times titled, “For G.O.P., Visit by Pope Comes with Tensions.” Last month the Times ran a front-page story, “Pope’s Position on the Climate Tests the G.O.P.” The Times is not alone in promoting the... [Read more...]

PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S UNNECESSARY APOLOGY

July 17, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the apology issued by Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards: It is axiomatic that apologies should never be given in instances where there is no wrongdoing. That is why Cecile Richards’ apology was unnecessary. Yes, one of her employees admitted to harvesting the organs of unborn babies for commercial purposes.... [Read more...]

PHILLY INQUIRER’S CATHOLIC BAITING

July 17, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer: On the front page of the B Section in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer there is a contrived story about a former Catholic school teacher who was fired once it was discovered that he planned to “marry” his boyfriend. Why is the story contrived? Because it was trotted... [Read more...]

JUSTICE KENNEDY SCREWS UP AGAIN

July 16, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference yesterday: Justice Kennedy compared the outcry over the recent same-sex marriage decision to the hostile reaction following the 1989 high court ruling that legalized flag burning. He noted that over time the initial outburst of... [Read more...]

ACCUSED PRIEST EXONERATED

July 15, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the exoneration of Father Leo Riley: On March 17, I wrote a news release titled, “Fr. Leo Riley Also Has Rights.” I gave four reasons why I believed that this priest was innocent of accusations made against him. Yesterday, he was cleared of all charges of wrongdoing by an independent investigative unit. I have never... [Read more...]

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