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IGNORING CHRISTMAS
December 13th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue comments as follows: The War on Christmas typically involves attempts by militant atheists and multicultural fanatics to kill Christmas. But a much softer, and less obvious, way of neutering Christmas is to simply ignore it. Take, for example, the way the leading divinity schools address Christmas. On the website of Harvard Divinity School,... [Read more...]


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DENYING THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS
December 12th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue takes issue with those who deny the War on Christmas: An editorial in the Duluth News Tribune questions, “There’s Still a ‘War on Christmas’?” Atheist Jeff Sorensen flatly declares in Huffington Post that “There is no war on Christmas.” Statesman Journal columnist Dick Hughes writes a piece about the “phony and irrelevant... [Read more...]


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CHRISTMAS TREE RETURNED
December 7th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue released the following comments today: Yesterday, we listed the e-mail address of the Human Resources department of JB Partners, the company responsible for telling senior citizens at The Willows in Newhall, California that they must remove the Christmas tree; the residents were informed that the tree was religious. After our news release... [Read more...]


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CHRISTMAS TREE BANNED
December 6th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue issues a call to action based on a story by the L.A. Daily News that is posted on the Drudge Report: Residents at a Newhall, California senior citizens’ apartment complex have been told to remove their Christmas tree. JB Partners Group Inc. told staff at The Willows residence that the Christmas tree was a religious symbol and must... [Read more...]


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CHRISTMAS IN THE WORKPLACE
December 4th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue released the following remarks today: A piece by Richard Fausta posted on the website of Business Review Europe commenting on how Brits should celebrate Christmas in the workplace [click here] has application to Americans this time of year. Fausta says “Office decorations during the Christmas season is seen as one reason toward the notion... [Read more...]


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“ANGRY ATHEISTS” WAR ON CHRISTMAS
November 20th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue released the following comments today: One of the most famous atheists in American history, Paul Kurtz, died last month at age 86. While not religion-friendly, he was by no means a hater. Indeed, he hated what he called “angry atheists,” the kind we see with increasing frequency these days. It is hardly a stretch to say that today’s... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS FOES CONFRONTED; STRUGGLE CONTINUES
January 18th, 2012 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

For the past few years, it has become increasingly evident that the foes of Christmas are on the run. Not that the War on Christmas is over—it is not—but it is clear that our side is pushing back with vigor. When Wisconsin decided to revert back to calling the Christmas tree in the Capitol Rotunda a Christmas tree, no one complained. But when Rhode... [Read more...]


“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” TACTICS VARY
January 18th, 2012 | Catalyst Online, Features

“If we can’t censor, then compete.” That’s the preferred modus operandi of many atheists out to smash Christmas. Their first instinct is to ban nativity scenes wherever they can. If that doesn’t work, then they lay claim to the same spot, seeking to display their anti-Christmas message. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is the most... [Read more...]


“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” GETS CRAZY
January 18th, 2012 | Catalyst Online, Features

In December, North Korea put South Korea on notice, warning of “unexpected consequences” if Seoul displays Christmas lights near the border. Also in December, Chinese government officials and police smashed the sound equipment of Christians who were about to celebrate Christmas in a village outside Beijing. Our atheists share the same mindset, if... [Read more...]


PRO-CHRISTMAS FOLKS PUSH BACK
January 18th, 2012 | Catalyst Online, Features

For the past few years, there have been two new developments in the War on Christmas: the good news is that more people are pushing back in villages and municipalities across the nation, demanding that Christmas celebrations proceed as planned; the bad news is that militant atheists are more aggressive than ever. Overall, however, there is evidence... [Read more...]