TERRI SCHIAVO, R.I.P.

William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, offered the following remarks today on the death of Terri Schiavo: “The let-her-starve crowd has finally seen its death wish for Terri Schiavo become a reality.  But they didn’t walk away unscathed.  For example, after the presidential election, many of those not associated with the pro-life community... [Read more...]

LEFTISTS RESORT TO BIGOTRY TO TAR SCOTT BLOCH

Scott Bloch commands the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) and has come under attack by a left-wing non-profit group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), for his policy decisions and hiring practices.  PEER, headed by Jeff Ruch, has protested publicly that Bloch has hired some graduates of Ave Maria law school.  His most recent... [Read more...]

DECLARING TERRI SCHIAVO DEAD

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on those who have declared Terri Schiavo dead: “The public conversation about Terri Schiavo has gotten so debased that Steve Otto of the Tampa Tribune notes that one side speaks of ‘an already dead’ woman.  Indeed, consider James Kutkowski, Jordan Ross and Jim Seeber of the University... [Read more...]

SCHIAVO AND WEISE: EMBLEMS OF A CULTURE OF DEATH

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on how Terri Schiavo and Jeff Weise are emblematic of our culture of death: “The pending death of Terri Schiavo, coupled with the Minnesota massacre, are emblematic of our culture of death. “In Terri’s case, an innocent person is being intentionally starved to death because lawmakers have... [Read more...]

SCHIAVO CASE REVEALS MORAL PRIORITIES

Catholic League president William Donohue issued the following news release today on the Terri Schiavo case: “Mention Terri Schiavo to left-wing Christians and feminists and immediately they panic.  That’s because they find it impossible to think about euthanasia without first thinking about abortion.  And anything that might jeopardize their... [Read more...]

DA VINCI CODE FILM NEEDS DISCLAIMER

Catholic League president William Donohue wrote a letter today to Ron Howard, the director of the film version of The Da Vinci Code.  The text of the letter appears below. Dear Mr. Howard: The upcoming film version of The Da Vinci Code is being greeted with much anticipation.  As president of the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization,... [Read more...]

HOW THE MIAMI HERALD CAN SAVE TERRI SCHIAVO

An editorial in today’s Miami Herald chastises Florida lawmakers for intervening in the Terri Schiavo case; her feeding tube is currently scheduled to be pulled at 1:00 p.m. on Friday.  The editorial characterizes the response of the lawmakers as an “emotional rush to judgment.” William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, opined as follows: “The Miami... [Read more...]

2004 ANNUAL REPORT ON ANTI-CATHOLICISM

The Catholic League’s 2004 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available.  It contains a preface and executive summary of the year’s events by league president William Donohue, and a complete list of its findings.  The findings are categorized according to activist organizations; the arts; business/workplace; education; government; media;... [Read more...]

NEW YORK PRESS JOKES ABOUT POPE’S DEATH

On the cover of the March 2-8 edition of the New York Press, a free New York weekly, there is a picture of Pope John Paul II.  The story is titled,  “THERE’S NOTHING FUNNY ABOUT THIS MAN DYING—OR IS THERE?”  The story contains 52 of the most crude and vulgar jokes about the pope’s death.  Here are a few examples: Beetles eating Pope’s... [Read more...]

FAITH-BASED HIRING IS ESSENTIAL

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow faith-based organizations to receive federal funds for job training even if they chose to hire only persons who belong to their religion.  The bill now goes to the Senate for approval. Catholic League president William Donohue supports the bill: “Any bill that purports to help... [Read more...]

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