2004 – October Releases

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ELITES IGNITE ANTI-CHRISTIAN HYSTERIA

By | October 28th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 says if Bush wins again, he will appoint judges that will [...]

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THE POLITICS OF HALLOWEEN

By | October 27th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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IRS ASKED TO REVOKE STATUS OF HATE GROUP

By | October 26th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 Choice is [...]

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KERRY RUNS AGAINST HIS RELIGION

By | October 25th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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: “I know there [...]

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SCHWARZENEGGER CAVES ON STEM CELL ISSUE

By | October 19th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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, ‘Even though I haven’t come out publicly, [...]

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FORD FOUNDATION VIOLATES ITS OWN TENETS

By | October 19th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 president William Donohue [...]

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KERRY MISLEADS NATION ON CATHOLICISM

By | October 14th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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JOHN KERRY “PRAYS WITH HIS FEET”

By | October 7th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 religion is an [...]

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KERRY’S STEM CELL POLICY LACKS COHERENCE

By | October 5th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 Kerry’s remarks [...]

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ADL CENSORS CHRISTIAN MESSAGE

By | October 1st, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

  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 the court [...]

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