ROOT CAUSE OF THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS
Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the war on Christmas exists:
“The root cause of the war on Christmas, which is conducted almost exclusively by well-educated white people in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia—the very same people who like gay marriage—has almost nothing to do with fidelity to law (the First Amendment in... [Read more...]
CHRISTMAS IN THE WORKPLACE
Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses what’s going on:
“Cindy Wigglesworth, founder of Conscious Pursuits, says Christmas represents a ‘challenge’ to employers. The so-called challenge is how to have ‘an enthused workforce and be faith-friendly and faith-neutral and not violate any laws.’ She does not say what laws might be violated,... [Read more...]
HATE GROUP WANTS ANTI-CHRISTMAS SIGN; WASHINGTON GOV. MUST DECIDE
The Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas-based group, has asked Washington Governor Chris Gregoire for permission to display an anti-Christmas sign next to the nativity scene in the Capitol building. The sign, “Santa Claus Will Take You to Hell,” would also appear next to an atheist sign sponsored by the Freedom from Religion Foundation.
Catholic League... [Read more...]
ANTI-CHRISTMAS STRATEGIES EVOLVE
Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains how the anti-Christmas agenda has changed:
“There was no anti-Christmas agenda until the 1980s, and at that time it was led by the ACLU. The strategy of choice was to ban the display of religious symbols, especially the crèche, on public property. This legal strategy, which worked relatively well, has... [Read more...]
KUDOS TO GRUCCI: NO CHRISTMAS PARADE, NO FIREWORKS
The internationally known fireworks company, Grucci, has pulled out of an annual Christmas event on Long Island because the town of Patchogue decided to break with its 15-year tradition of holding a Christmas Boat Parade: This year it decided to rename the event the Patchogue Holiday Boat Parade.
Grucci vice president Phil Butler, a vocal critic of... [Read more...]
CHRISTMAS CENSORS WERE BUSY AGAIN
Here are some examples of attempts to censor Christmas in 2007:
· For 75 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ‘Hollywood Christmas Parade.’ When it refused to sponsor the parade this year, the L.A. City Council took over, renaming it the ‘Hollywood Santa Parade.’
· The Department of Housing and Urban Development has censored... [Read more...]
PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S IDEA OF CHRISTMAS
Every Christmas season, Planned Parenthood e-mails its supporters a Christmas card titled, “Choice on Earth.” This year the e-mail had an accompanying video featuring, “Moments that inspired us in 2007.” One of the highlights of the year was the opening of a new clinic in Aurora, Illinois.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue ripped into Planned... [Read more...]
The Christmas Wars
The Anti-Defamation League advised government officials on the placement of religious symbols on public grounds. One of the matters explained by ADL was “Choosing appropriate holiday symbols to decorate school grounds—among them Christmas trees, menorahs, reindeers, and snowmen.” Christian displays did... [Read more...]
It never fails. Every Christmas we fight the same battles. Some are fought in the courts, while others are fought in our communities. The bigots want to eradicate Christmas.
Here’s a quick look at what’s happening already. A columnist for the Kansas City Star is angry that Christmas is starting too early for him. Muslim students in a Chicago... [Read more...]
PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S IDEA OF CHRISTMAS
As it does every Christmas season, Planned Parenthood e-mails its supporters a Christmas card titled, “Choice on Earth.” This year it has an accompanying video on “Moments that inspired us in 2007.” One of the highlights of the year is the opening of a new clinic in Aurora, Illinois.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue ripped into this today:
“Planned... [Read more...]