2005 – June Releases

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EVANGELICALS AND USAFA GET BUM RAP

By | June 29th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today why he believes evangelicals and the Air Force Academy have gotten a bum rap: “At yesterday’s hearing before a House Armed Services subcommittee, former U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) chaplain MeLinda Morton, a Lutheran minister, accused the school of having a ‘pervasive and systemic climate of religious intolerance.’  She [...]

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY HEARING WELCOME

By | June 24th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On June 28, the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the religious climate at the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Catholic League president William Donohue sent the members of the House subcommittee a letter today outlining his concerns. Donohue outlined three issues: a) the most-often cited examples of bigotry against non-Christians have nothing [...]

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY INSENSITIVE TO CHRISTIANS

By | June 23rd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the release of a report on the religious climate at the Air Force Academy: “The report concludes that there is no ‘overt religious discrimination’ taking place at the Academy, but there are examples of ‘insensitivity.’  What is not being reported is the insensitive climate that has been created [...]

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FARRAKHAN CRONY SHOWN THE GATE

By | June 15th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, Catholic League president William Donohue e-mailed and faxed a letter to the seven-member New Orleans City Council requesting that they stop a Nation of Islam official from conducting sensitivity training for the New Orleans Police Department. Police Chief Edwin P. Compass was prepared to pay $15,000 to Nation of Islam security chief Captain Dennis Muhammad, [...]

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FARRAKHAN CRONY TO ADVISE COPS?

By | June 14th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue wrote a letter today to the seven members of the New Orleans City Council requesting that they intervene to stop New Orleans Police Superintendent Edwin P. Compass from allowing the security chief of the Nation of Islam, Captain Dennis Muhammad, from conducting sensitivity training for the police.  Here is the text [...]

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CBS PETITIONED TO PROBE SHOWTIME

By | June 9th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today the league’s strategy for dealing with Showtime, the cable network that recently aired a hate-filled episode of “Penn and Teller”: “On May 23, 24 and 27, Showtime’s ‘Penn and Teller’ aired the ‘Holier Than Thou’ episode that has so enraged Catholics, as well as people of all faiths (). [...]

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HOWARD DEAN’S IDEA OF “RELIGIOUS OUTREACH”

By | June 8th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Howard Dean’s acceptance speech upon assuming the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), February 12, 2005: “We are definitely going to do religious outreach.” Howard Dean’s speech in San Francisco, June 6, 2005: “It’s [the Republican Party] pretty much a white, Christian party.” Catholic League president William Donohue’s response is as follows: “Dean’s comment in [...]

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BIAS MARKS BROWARD COUNTY ART SHOW

By | June 3rd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue offered the following remarks today regarding Florida’s Broward Art Guild: “On May 31, I was informed about a May 27 news article that appeared in the Sun Sentinel regarding the ‘Controversy’ exhibit at the Broward Art Guild.  The article said that one of the artists, Michael Friedman, had complained to Mary Becht, Director [...]

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CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE COVER-UP

By | June 1st, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on why the nation’s child sexual abuse cover-up is coming undone: “It is not the Catholic Church that is impeding justice for the victims of child sexual molestation, it is Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. “On March 1, some medical records of Planned Parenthood clinics were seized by the [...]

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