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Stewart JON STEWART GETS FOUL AGAIN

July 23, 2014

On last night’s episode of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” the host mocked Fox News for a soft interview with Sen. John McCain. Pretending to be a reporter, Stewart asks of himself, “Is Jon Stewart fair to Republicans?” Although this skit had absolutely nothing to do with Catholicism, Stewart managed to turn it into... [Read more...]

griffin hrc GAY GROUP ATTACKS FIRST AMENDMENT

July 23, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Human Rights Campaign: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is ill-named: it is a gay rights group that often disrespects the human rights of those with whom it disagrees. Its latest burst of intolerance occurred yesterday when it attacked David Tyree, the New York Giants’ hero in the 2007 Super Bowl. HRC president Chad... [Read more...]

obama-gay OBAMA REJECTS RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION

July 21, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s latest assault on religious liberty: For 20 years, Congress failed to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), suggesting that the legislation must be burdened with more than just a few controversial features. President Clinton and President Bush respected the right of the legislature not to... [Read more...]

Rivers:Maher JESUS AND POPE CALLED PIMPS

July 21, 2014

Here is what Joan Rivers and Bill Maher had to say on their July 18th shows: Rivers: “First of all, let me just say, Kid Rock, when did he audition to play Jesus Christ Super Pimp?” Maher: “The pope is a pimp. I’m serious.” Bill Donohue comments on these outbursts: I’m not sure who is watching Joan Rivers anymore,... [Read more...]

winters TIME FOR MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS TO GO

July 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Michael Sean Winters wants St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign. It is he who should resign. Winters admits that the affidavit of Jennifer Haselberger, the person most responsible for hurling accusations at Nienstedt, is so blemished that “a good defense attorney could drive several trucks... [Read more...]

th GANGING UP ON ARCHBISHOP NIENSTEDT

July 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks against Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis: Not until a Minneapolis law firm finishes its investigation of Archbishop Nienstedt will we be able to know the answers to important questions, but it is not too early to condemn the rush to judgment that is being orchestrated by familiar foes... [Read more...]

baby-covered-with-baby-towel-pm-thumb-270x270 NEW YORK DECLARES WAR ON KIDS

July 17, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on an announcement today by the New York City Health Department, New York State Department of Health, and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation that they are launching a new initiative to increase access to contraception “immediately after childbirth”: The anti-child mentality that marks Western nations... [Read more...]

david-letterman LETTERMAN SHOULD AVOID SEXUAL JOKES

July 17, 2014

On last night’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” the host began by saying Pope Francis is thinking about lifting the celibacy requirement. “That’s right, the pope is saying that priests can be in a marriage with a woman and have sex.” [Women are shown cheering.] The pope is also shown speaking to bishops and cardinals,... [Read more...]

th BID TO KILL RELIGIOUS RIGHTS FAILS

July 16, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Senate vote held today on the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act: The assault on religious liberty lost today as the Senate failed to achieve the 60 votes necessary to advance this bill. While the outcome is welcome, the fact that a majority of Senators, almost all Democrats, are still bent on eviscerating... [Read more...]

r POPE’S REMARKS ON IMMIGRANTS WELCOME

July 16, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on remarks recently made by Pope Francis on the immigration crisis facing the United States: There are those on the right and the left who have misrepresented what the pope has said about the immigration crisis. Understandably, those on both sides of this issue are unhappy with the pope’s comments, but that is no excuse for... [Read more...]

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