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Statue of Liberty seen from the Circle Line ferry, Manhattan, New York ASSAULT ON FREE SPEECH REJECTED

June 26, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Supreme Court’s decision today striking down a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot buffer zone near clinics for those protesting abortion: Today’s ruling, McCullen v. Coakley, did not address the morality or the legality of abortion, which is why this case, which was wholly about free speech, should have... [Read more...]

Associated_Press_Sign_Wide AP’s “MASS GRAVE” RETRACTIONS

June 25, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the second retraction by the Associated Press (AP) over Ireland’s “mass grave” story: AP issued its first retraction on June 20 regarding its stories of June 3 and June 8 on Ireland’s “mass grave” story. On June 23, AP reporter Shawn Pogatchnik issued a second, more complete, retraction; his... [Read more...]

Logo-3-5 IRELAND’S “MASS GRAVE” HOAX

June 23, 2014

Over the past month, the public has been treated to a series of news stories alleging that Irish nuns threw almost 800 babies into a septic tank outside a home for “fallen women” and children in the 20th century. As it turns out, the “mass grave” story is a hoax. To read Bill Donohue’s article, “Ireland’s ‘Mass... [Read more...]

Access denied stamp SCHOOL THAT BLOCKED WEBSITES FAILS AGAIN

June 20, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a letter released by the School Board for District 14 in Connecticut about the decision to block student access to the Vatican’s website, as well as those deemed to be conservative: This situation has gone from bad to worse. Now the Board of Ed is telling us that no one deliberately decided to block the websites. After... [Read more...]

McCrory NEW SCHOOL RELIGION LAW IN NORTH CAROLINA

June 20, 2014

Bill Donohue welcomes the new school religion law in North Carolina: Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law a bill that protects the religious liberty rights of teachers, school personnel, and students. It passed 106-9 in the House, and by a margin of 48-1 in the Senate. Religious freedom, including voluntary student-led prayer,... [Read more...]

th-1 CENSORING VATICAN WEBSITE CANNOT STAND

June 19, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the response by Jody Ian Goeler, Superintendent of Schools for Regional School District 14 in Connecticut, to accusations that the Vatican website has been blocked in district schools because it promotes “hate speech”: Yesterday afternoon, I asked Superintendent Goeler to “please identify examples of ‘hate... [Read more...]

shutterstock_71592985-300x201 VATICAN WEBSITE CENSORED BY SCHOOL

June 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on news stories claiming that a Connecticut high school has censored the Vatican website: Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury, Connecticut has allegedly implemented a firewall blocking some websites it deems are “politically oriented.” Among those that are blocked is the Vatican’s website. Also blocked are the websites... [Read more...]

cordileone0927 KUDOS TO ARCHBISHOP CORDILEONE

June 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s response to those protesting his participation in the March for Marriage; it is being held tomorrow in Washington: A motley group of public officials, community activists, religious leaders, and gay advocates are upset that Archbishop Cordileone supports marriage, properly... [Read more...]

GuinnessWallpaper0002 BOYCOTT HURTING GUINNESS

June 17, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Guinness boycott: Three months ago today, on St. Patrick’s Day, we called for a boycott of Guinness. We did so because the night before the march in New York City, Guinness announced that it was pulling its sponsorship of the parade because gays were banned from marching (this is a lie). It looks like the boycott is... [Read more...]

pelosi4 PELOSI’S UNMITIGATED ARROGANCE

June 16, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s opposition to the March for Marriage later this week: Rep. Nancy Pelosi does not simply reject the Catholic Church’s teachings on marriage, abortion, and contraception—she is a rabid foe of the Church’s positions. Now she has gone beyond her usual stance by lecturing her archbishop on... [Read more...]

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