2007 – December Releases

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S IDEA OF CHRISTMAS

By | December 20th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

As it does every Christmas season, Planned Parenthood e-mails its supporters a Christmas card titled, “Choice on Earth.” This year it has an accompanying video on “Moments that inspired us in 2007.” One of the highlights of the year is the opening of a new clinic in Aurora, Illinois. Catholic League president Bill Donohue ripped into [...]

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MANGER SCENES VANDALIZED

By | December 19th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Today, the Catholic League erected a nativity scene in Central Park. Unfortunately, vandals have destroyed or stolen manger scenes nationwide. Here are some of the locales: · Foreman, Arkansas · Rogers, Arkansas · Antioch, California · Glastonbury, Connecticut · Arredondo Farms, Florida (three instances) · Bal Harbour, Florida · Fort Walton Beach, Florida · Panama City, Florida (more than a dozen incidences) · Tampa, Florida [...]

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SELECTIVE INDIGNATION AT CHRISTMASTIME

By | December 18th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today as follows: “It is simply wrong to maintain that the sensitivity police want to scrub society clean of all vestiges of religion. As the following examples demonstrate, Christianity is their real target.” · A spokesman explained that the reason K-Mart forbids calling Christmas trees Christmas trees is because “we do [...]

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WAR ON CHRISTMAS CONTINUES

By | December 17th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

As the following examples indicate, the war on Christmas is not over: · After one person complained about a nativity scene in Shawnee State Park in Ohio, the state parks’ chief ordered a ban on crèches from all parks. It took the governor to overturn this decision. · In Wesley Chapel, Florida, Jesus was banned from a holiday [...]

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PRESS CONFERENCE AT CITY HALL: CHRISTIANS DEMAND EQUAL JUSTICE

By | December 12th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

When: December 13, 2007 Where: Steps of City Hall, New York City Why:  Protest Department of Education’s Discriminatory Policy Regarding Holiday Displays in the Schools Participants:  New York City Councilman Tony Avella and Community Activists Time:  10:30 a.m.

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“GOLDEN COMPASS” MISSES THE MARK

By | December 10th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the box office results for “The Golden Compass”: “Our goal was to stop ‘The Golden Compass’ from meeting box office expectations, and we succeeded. The anti-Narnia flick pulled in $26.1 million in the U.S. and Canada. Now compare that to ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’: it took in $65.5 [...]

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“GOLDEN COMPASS” FANS WANT RED MEAT

By | December 5th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offered his latest remarks today on “The Golden Compass,” which opens on Friday: “The screenwriter, Chris—‘American Pie’—Weitz, got himself into another sticky situation when he told Variety, ‘People are essentially misreading and misrepresenting a book that is full of good values.’ Commenting on a similar remark by Weitz, Hanna Rosin noted in The [...]

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RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION IN NYC SCHOOLS

By | December 4th, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the latest exchange of letters with the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote to the DOE’s General Counsel, Michael Best, asking to provide equal treatment for Christian religious symbols in the schools; Jewish and Muslim religious symbols are permitted, but not Christian ones. Best refuses to answer the [...]

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CATHOLICISM TARRED BY CHRISTIAN FILM

By | December 3rd, 2007|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On December 7, Gener8Xion Entertainment, a prominent Protestant film company, will release “Noëlle.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue disputes the claim that the movie is merely “a parable of forgiveness and grace”: “We’ve seen the movie and it’s a gem. In the synopsis provided by Gener8Xion, it accurately describes Jonathan Keene as ‘a young Catholic priest [...]

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