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ANTI-CHRISTMAS FEVER ABOUNDS
December 14th, 2006 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue released these remarks today on the latest round of anti-Christmas incidents: “Like most Jews, Olympic skater Sasha Cohen is not offended by Christmas carols. But that didn’t stop a government employee from trying to protect her. While Cohen was skating at a rink in Riverside, California, a high-school choir... [Read more...]


SEATTLE AIRPORT CHRISTMAS DEBACLE
December 12th, 2006 | Latest News Releases

Don Feder of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation (JAACD) and Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious And Civil Rights today issued the following joint statement: “We are appalled by the decision of the Seattle Airport (Sea-Tac) to remove the Christmas trees which have graced the airport for 25 years. “We are saddened that this was in... [Read more...]


“MERRY CHRISTMAS” RETURNS; CULTURE WAR CONTINUES
December 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

The culture war over Christmas got off to a flying start in November when Wal-Mart and other department stores said they would invoke “Merry Christmas” this year instead of the secular greeting “Happy Holidays.” Everyone credited the Catholic League with the turnaround, save, of course, for Bill O’Reilly who once again... [Read more...]


ENTER THE “WHY I HATE CHRISTMAS” CONTEST
December 7th, 2006 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, and Don Feder, president of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation, have launched a “Why I Hate Christmas” contest today. Donohue explains as follows: “On December 6, a Zogby Poll disclosed that 95 percent of Americans are not offended by being greeted with a ‘Merry Christmas’ while shopping.... [Read more...]


UNIV. OF COLORADO CENSORS CHRISTMAS PARTIES
November 20th, 2006 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on the censoring of Christmas parties this year at the University of Colorado: “According to a recent news story in the Rocky Mountain News, a state audit released last year barred the University of Colorado from holding Christmas parties; the university has now notified all employees that a ‘holiday... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN ALERT
October 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

Our friends at the Thomas More Law Center, a national Christian public interest law firm, are already gearing up to defend against the War on Christmas that inevitably takes place every year. The Law Center is going on the offensive, and they need your help. You can help the Law Center achieve its goal by asking your city to allow the display of a Nativity... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS, LET IT BE
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Essay

Jackie Mason and Raoul Felder Editor’s note: Jackie Mason, the comedian, and Raoul Felder, the noted New York attorney, had the courage to directly confront those who have joined the culture war against Christmas. They are both founding members of Don Feder’s group, Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation (JAACD). Having people of this quality in... [Read more...]


THERE ARE NO CHRISTMAS WARS?
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

The next time someone tells you that the war on Christmas is exaggerated, have them read the following. All of these events/remarks were made at Christmastime 2005: The Palm Beach Post said that in South Florida malls, “There are dangling ornaments, Christmas trees, but no crosses or angels, certainly no Mother Mary cradling her newborn son”... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS VANDALS GO BERSERK
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

Vandals destroyed everything from nativity scenes to secular Christmas displays, and they did so from coast to coast. The following places were hit by vandals at Christmastime in 2005: Birmingham, AL; Homewood, AL; Montgomery, AL; Bella Vista, AR; Van Buren, AR; Eureka Springs, AR; Little Rock, AR; Covina, CA; Fremont, CA; Newport Beach, CA; Fresno,... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS CENSORS BAN 4TH OF JULY
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

To show how fair she is, Patricia Sonntag, director of the office of Services to Students with Disabilities at California State University, Sacramento, banned 4th of July celebrations, along with Christmas, from her office. Here is what her directive said: “With the new year, we will now celebrate the seasons and holiday without decorations in... [Read more...]