ELITES IGNITE ANTI-CHRISTIAN HYSTERIA

Catholic League president William Donohue says that an anti-Christian hysteria has gripped the nation’s cultural elites.  Consider the following recently published comments: * Robert Wright, visiting professor at Princeton, says Bush’s “divine-feeling feelings” are part of today’s “problem, not the solution.” * A New York Times editorial... [Read more...]

THE POLITICS OF HALLOWEEN

Catholic League president William Donohue commented on the way certain religious figures are being depicted this Halloween: “There are at least a dozen Internet sites that are selling particularly offensive priest and nun costumes for Halloween.  The man dressed as a priest is shown with an erection, and the nun is shown in full habit holding her... [Read more...]

IRS ASKED TO REVOKE STATUS OF HATE GROUP

Catholic League president William Donohue announced today that he is asking the Internal Revenue Service to revoke the tax-exempt status of Frances Kissling’s Catholics for a Free Choice: “The IRS provides a tax-exempt status to organizations that serve the public interest.  It is the contention of the Catholic League that Catholics for a Free... [Read more...]

KERRY RUNS AGAINST HIS RELIGION

Yesterday, Senator John Kerry gave a speech in Florida on “the values that will guide me as president.”  According to the Los Angeles Times, Kerry “invoked biblical teachings as an inspiration for his agenda on taxes, healthcare, the environment and other matters.”  Those other matters, however, did not include abortion and stem cell research:... [Read more...]

SCHWARZENEGGER CAVES ON STEM CELL ISSUE

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced yesterday his support for Proposition 71, the state measure that allows for embryonic stem cell research.  Catholic League president William Donohue addressed the governor’s position today: “Governor Schwarzenegger proved that he is as inarticulate as he is devoid of moral reasoning when he pronounced,... [Read more...]

FORD FOUNDATION VIOLATES ITS OWN TENETS

The American Civil Liberties Union has decided to reject funding from the Ford Foundation (and the Rockefeller Foundation) because it objects to new restrictions on the use of those funds.  The Ford Foundation bars recipients from engaging in any activity that “promotes violence, terrorism, bigotry, or the destruction of any state.” Catholic League... [Read more...]

KERRY MISLEADS NATION ON CATHOLICISM

Catholic League president William Donohue sought to correct the record today about a remark that Senator Kerry made last night in the debate: “When asked about his support for abortion rights, Senator Kerry said, ‘I believe that I can’t legislate or transfer to another American citizen my article of faith.  What is an article of faith for me... [Read more...]

JOHN KERRY “PRAYS WITH HIS FEET”

There are three news articles today about the role of religion in the presidential campaign.  Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on this subject: “Most observers, regardless of their political bent, agree that President George W. Bush seems at home with his Christianity.  But for Senator John Kerry, the evidence suggests that... [Read more...]

KERRY’S STEM CELL POLICY LACKS COHERENCE

Senator John Kerry criticized President George W. Bush yesterday on the subject of embryonic stem cell research.  He said the president was “turning his back on science in favor of ideology,” and that his position was emblematic of how he “makes decisions” and how he “sees the world.” Catholic League president William Donohue addressed... [Read more...]

ADL CENSORS CHRISTIAN MESSAGE

  The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Pacific Southwest regional office has succeeded in getting officials of Riverside County, California, to censor a quote by Theodore Roosevelt that reads, “The true Christian is the true citizen.”  Those words, which are engraved in gold letters on a mahogany wall in the local courthouse, will be covered while... [Read more...]