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PARASITES OF CHRISTMAS
December 22nd, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on secularists who feed off of Christmas: For the past couple of years, Macy’s has been brandishing the word Believe at Christmastime: the word appears in huge lights across its Herald Square store on 34th Street in New York City, and is inscribed on its shopping bags. To believe is to believe in something—it... [Read more...]


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“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” GETS CRAZY
December 19th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how crazy the “War on Christmas” has become: North Korea is putting South Korea on notice, warning of “unexpected consequences” if Seoul displays Christmas lights near the border. In China last week, government officials and the police smashed the sound equipment of Christians... [Read more...]


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“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” TACTICS VARY
December 15th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at the various strategies being used by anti-Christmas activists: “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... [Read more...]


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CHRISTMAS PARTY ETIQUETTE
December 14th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offers seasonal advice: There is no shortage of advice on how to throw an office Christmas party. For example, Helene Wasserman, a Los Angeles labor-law attorney, warns it is important to call the Christmas party a “holiday party.” Human Relations specialist Suzan Sturholm is even more sensitive: she... [Read more...]


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PRO-CHRISTMAS FOLKS PUSH BACK
December 13th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the status of the War on Christmas this year: 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... [Read more...]


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OBAMA IS RIGHT—TAX CHRISTMAS TREES
November 9th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offers qualified support for the Obama administration’s decision to promote the sale of fresh Christmas trees by imposing a 15-cent tax on them (the tax is being levied to pay for a PR campaign):  President Barack Obama’s Agriculture Department got it right when it started to explore new ways to prop... [Read more...]


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“3D CHRISTMAS” HAS NO AUDIENCE LEFT
November 4th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue describes the highlights of the new movie, “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” which opened today: One of the lead actors punches a bishop Naked nuns are shown caressing each other in a shower Real life homosexual Neil Patrick Harris (playing himself) recounts going to heaven (portrayed as a... [Read more...]


WAR ON CHRISTMAS

WAR ON CHRISTMAS November Bellevue, WA – Shortly after Thanksgiving, Bob McLean, a United States Postal Service letter carrier, was taken off his route by his supervisor because someone complained about his Santa Clause uniform. “The government is shutting me down because it’s a non-postal regulation uniform,” said McLean, a USPS employee since... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS SHOWDOWNS
January 26th, 2011 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

The big battle this past Christmas season was the showdown between American Atheists and the Catholic League; we effectively checkmated their anti-Christmas message. When news reports surfaced about the American Atheist billboard campaign—they put an anti-Christmas billboard on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel—we were contacted by an 80-year... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS VANDALS RETURN
January 26th, 2011 | Catalyst Online, Features

During each Christmas season, our desks are loaded with stories on Christmas vandalism. This year was no different. Here is a list of incidents that came to our attention: • Vandals burned the City of Birmingham’s Christmas tree in Alabama. • The police chief in Middleboro, Massachusetts said he received more reports of theft and vandalism to... [Read more...]