1998 – February Releases

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VILLAGE VOICE TO CHRISTIANS: NO NEED TO APPLY

By | February 18th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the February 17 edition of the Village Voice, there was a public notice ad for a pair of vocalists that ended with the following sentence: "Must be dedicated, creative, not afraid to offend everyone and anyone. NO CHRISTIANS." After reading this, Catholic League president William Donohue called the Classified section of the newspaper requesting that the [...]

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“SOUTH PARK” STOOPS TO THE GUTTER

By | February 5th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

The February 4 episode of the Comedy Central cartoon, "South Park," featured a boxing match between "Jesus" and "Satan." In addition to the violence, the script included a priest character who shouts, "Jesus, you’re gonna kick ass"; a boy who coaches Jesus saying, "Goddammit, Jesus, snap out of it"; another young boy who discusses how he [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE HELPS ORTHODOX JEWS FIGHT YALE

By | February 2nd, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

The Catholic League has filed an amicus brief on behalf of Orthodox Jewish students at Yale University who have had their religious liberties abridged. The league’s brief, prepared by William Bentley Ball, was recently filed in United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Yale contends that it has a right to force freshman and [...]

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