1998 – July Releases

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ABC — THERE THEY GO AGAIN

By | July 24th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

ABC-TV, continuing its assault on Catholic sensibilities, used its July 21 "ABC World News Tonight With Peter Jennings" to deliver what the Catholic League termed "a biased attack against Catholic hospitals." Focusing on mergers between Catholic and community hospitals, the segment raised dire warnings about "a virtual (Catholic) monopoly on health care" with "severe consequences for [...]

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CONGRESS MUST OVERSEE NEA

By | July 22nd, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In a reversal of its vote last year, the U.S. House of Representatives has approved continued federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. In doing so, said Catholic League president William Donohue, the House has assumed responsibility for applying decency standards in the awarding of NEA grants: "Last month, the Supreme Court made clear [...]

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“POLISH WEDDING” IS LESS THAN ENGAGING

By | July 20th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

"What else is new?" That was the reaction of the Catholic League to the negative portrayal of Polish-Catholics in Fox Searchlight’s "Polish Wedding." League director of communications Rick Hinshaw viewed the movie and offered the following observations: "The real target of this caricature is the Polish-American working class, whose marriages are portrayed as the loveless results [...]

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