2004 – September Releases

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MoveOn.org SLANDERS CHRISTIANS

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

MoveOn.org has a full-page ad in today’s New York Times that caught the attention of Catholic League president William Donohue: “In today’s New York Times, MoveOn.org attacks the methodology of the Gallup organization; it argues that a recent Gallup poll showing President Bush with a 14-point lead is exaggerated because it is predicated on more Republicans turning out to [...]

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“A DIRTY SHAME” SOILS ITSELF

By | September 24th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The John Waters movie, “A Dirty Shame,” opened today in select theaters.  It features a band of Catholic sex addicts out to conquer the world.  William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, opined as follows: “John Waters is one of America’s leading adult-adolescents.  His fixation on the scatological is so pathological that even his depraved fans [...]

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REPUBLICANS INDULGE IN FEAR-MONGERING

By | September 24th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Republican National Committee (RNC) said yesterday that it mailed residents in two states literature warning that if the “liberals” win in November, they will ban the Bible; the mailing also included a statement that if the “liberals” win, they will allow same-sex marriage. Catholic League president William Donohue criticized the RNC today: “For the past [...]

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PLEDGE CASES STRIPPED FROM COURTS

By | September 23rd, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented on today’s decision by the House of Representatives to prevent the federal courts from ruling on whether the words “under God” should be deleted from the Pledge of Allegiance: “Given the reckless disregard that so many judges have shown for the plain language of the Constitution, it is entirely understandable [...]

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DVD SALES OF “THE PASSION” ENRAGE CRITICS

By | September 17th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Mel Gibson movie, “The Passion of the Christ,” has been available on DVD for less than three weeks and already it has sold 9 million copies, breaking all previous records.  But not everyone is happy: noting its DVD/VHS release, about 100 theologians have now signed a statement condemning the film for being anti-Semitic. Commenting on [...]

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BLACK CLERGY ENDORSE CANDIDATES; MEDIA GO MUM

By | September 15th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the lack of media protest of black clergy groups in Pennsylvania endorsing candidates for public office: “There is nothing benign about white liberal racism—racism is racism, and all expressions are equally offensive.  But this is exactly what is at work among media outlets in Pennsylvania.  On Monday, the [...]

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DEMOCRATS GIVE UP ON RELIGIOUS OUTREACH

By | September 8th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the decision by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to quit its religious outreach program: “On August 2, the Catholic League exposed Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson, the DNC’s first-ever Senior Advisor for Religious Outreach, as someone who had signed on to an amicus brief supporting atheist Michael Newdow in [...]

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