1997 – August Releases

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PETITION DRIVE LAUNCHED AGAINST DISNEY FOR ABC SHOW “NOTHING SACRED”

By | August 20th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League has begun a petition drive against Disney chairman, Michael Eisner, for sanctioning the ABC show, "Nothing Sacred." League members have been mailed the petition and the drive has also been announced on EWTN, Focus on the Family, CBN and several other television and radio outlets. The response so far has been incredible. In [...]

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ABC AFFILIATES TARGETED OVER “NOTHING SACRED”

By | August 15th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League announced today that it is asking every ABC affiliate, as well as every major station group that owns an ABC affiliate, to preempt "Nothing Sacred" this fall with another show. Commenting on this decision is league president William Donohue: "It is our hope that at least some ABC affiliates will act responsibly and [...]

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CLINTON’S SPEECH ON RELIGION LACKED CATHOLIC INPUT

By | August 14th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League President William Donohue attended President Clinton’s speech in the White House today on religious liberty in the federal workplace. While much of what the President said was appreciated by the Catholic League, the fact that there was no Catholic representation in the coalition that drafted the President’s directive is disconcerting. Donohue issued the following [...]

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CLINTON SPEECH ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SHOULD ADDRESS “NOTHING SACRED”

By | August 10th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On Thursday, August 14, President Clinton is scheduled to speak on religious freedom. Invitations to the Rose Garden speech have been extended to many religious leaders, including Catholic League president William Donohue; Donohue plans to attend. Today, Donohue explained why he hopes that President Clinton will address the controversy over the ABC show, "Nothing Sacred"; he [...]

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