2012 – February Releases

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MAUREEN DOWD IS IRRESISTIBLE

By | February 15th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Maureen Dowd’s column in today’s New York Times: “As though Bill Donohue didn’t have enough to be cranky about.” That’s how Maureen starts her article. She had some good fun, at my expense, as she ripped into my criticism of Nicki Minaj’s obscene and bigoted skit at the Grammys. [...]

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DO CATHOLICS OPPOSE THE OBAMA MANDATE?

By | February 15th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Survey research was pioneered by Columbia University sociologists during World War II. By the time I was studying for my doctorate in sociology at New York University in the 1970s, the scientific nature of survey research had made great strides. But much depends on the methodology, as well [...]

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GEORGE WILL AND JAY CARNEY ARE BOTH WRONG

By | February 14th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks recently made by columnist George Will and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney: On Sunday, George Will said the following: “The Catholic bishops, it serves them right. They’re the ones who were really hot for ObamaCare, with few exceptions. But they were all in favor of this.” Yesterday, [...]

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IS NICKI MINAJ POSSESSED?

By | February 13th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what happened last night at the Grammys: Nicki Minaj, fresh off looking like a fool with Madonna at the Super Bowl, showed up last night on the red carpet at the Grammys with a guy dressed like the pope. This was just a prelude of what was to come. [...]

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OBAMA’S PLOY ADDS INSULT TO INJURY

By | February 10th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s revised healthcare plan as it affects Catholic institutions: President Obama’s latest ploy just adds insult to injury. If the insurance plan of a Catholic institution must cover services it deems immoral, then such a healthcare plan is offensive, plain and simple. The Catholic League, for example, uses [...]

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BIRTH CONTROL IS NOT THE ISSUE

By | February 9th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way the media are casting the controversy over the Obama healthcare plan: In a name association game, when most people hear the words “birth control,” they think of the pill. Most Americans, including Catholics, treat the pill as something altogether different from abortion. So when pollsters ask about [...]

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OBAMA SPOKESMEN ARE INSINCERE

By | February 8th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how President Obama’s spokesmen are defending his healthcare plan mandating that Catholic institutions provide for services they deem immoral: David Axelrod of the Obama campaign said yesterday that “We certainly don’t want to abridge anyone’s religious freedom, so we’re going to look for a way to move forward that [...]

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OBAMA PUSHED US TOO FAR

By | February 7th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Obama administration’s healthcare plan that effectively mandates that Catholic organizations provide coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception and sterilization: The Obama administration has made three strategic errors: 1) this issue is first and foremost not about contraception—it is about religious liberty 2) by mandating that Catholic entities provide coverage [...]

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SEBELIUS DISRESPECTS CATHOLICISM

By | February 6th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

In an article titled “Our Rule Respects Religion,” Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius writes in today’s USA Today that “we specifically carved out from the [healthcare] policy religious organizations that primarily employ people of their own faith.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds as follows: Secretary Sebelius knows very well that Catholic agencies [...]

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WILL MADONNA BEHAVE?

By | February 3rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Madonna’s Super Bowl halftime show: On October 4, I issued a news release calling into question the propriety of having Madonna perform at the 2012 Super Bowl; she was rumored to be one of the artists under consideration. I advised against it, citing her anti-Catholic legacy. I also cited [...]

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