2013 – August Releases

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MILEY v. MUSLIMS

By | August 29th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on reactions to Miley Cyrus and the Miss World pageant: Last Sunday, at the MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus simulated masturbation with a giant foam finger, grabbed her crotch, rubbed herself against a man old enough to be her father, pretended the man was performing anal sex on her, and walked around [...]

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ATHEISTS OPPOSE MEMORIAL CROSS

By | August 28th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a threatened lawsuit by American Atheists; they are seeking to stop the erection of a memorial cross in Princeton, New Jersey: New Jersey has a 9-11 memorial, and one of the local firefighters would like to display a beam in Princeton that was taken from the World Trade Center. American Atheists are [...]

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OBAMA AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | August 27th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue has written a piece for Newsmax on the Obama administration’s recent filing of an amicus brief in favor of religious invocations at government meetings. In his article he considers possible motives for the administration’s position. To read it, click here.

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NYT AND NPR LOVE ANTI-CATHOLIC FILM

By | August 23rd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the movie, “Paradise: Faith,” which opens in New York and Los Angeles today: A “devout” Catholic woman masturbates with a crucifix, flagellates herself, walks around the house praying on her knees, goes door-to-door with a statue of the Virgin Mary, and fights off her paraplegic Muslim husband who tries to rape her. [...]

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CALIFORNIA SEX ABUSE BILL ADVANCES

By | August 22nd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the California bill that would allow those who claim they were molested in a private institution more time to file lawsuits: On August 14, SB 131 lost in the Assembly Appropriations Committee by a 6-4 vote; there were seven abstentions. Yesterday, it passed 12-4. The bill now heads to the Assembly; it [...]

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CUOMO’S ABORTION PALS WIN FAVORS

By | August 21st, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s friends at NARAL Pro-Choice: There is no organization that Gov. Cuomo loves more than NARAL, the most radical pro-abortion organization in New York State. And there is only one organization in New York State that received an exemption from his new lobbying reporting law for tax [...]

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PBS MUHAMMAD FILM RAISES QUESTIONS

By | August 20th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the three-part PBS documentary, "The Life of Muhammad," which debuts tonight: No one likes to see his religion trashed, and from everything we have learned about "The Life of Muhammad," Muslims have nothing to worry about. The New York Daily News says the film could be subtitled "Islam 101," boasting that "If [...]

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PETITION TO WITHDRAW HHS MANDATE

By | August 19th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue explains why the need for a petition: The Catholic community, led by the bishops, has voiced its objections to the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate on several occasions. The Obama administration has made "accommodations" and other revisions, but the fundamental problem remains: the HHS mandate adopts a definition of what constitutes a "religious [...]

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CALIFORNIA SEX ABUSE BILL STALLS

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a California bill, SB 131, that would suspend the statute of limitations for one year in cases where someone claims he was molested when he was a minor in a private institution; the law applies to those who were 26-years-old in 2002: Good news: SB 131 never got out of committee today. [...]

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FACEBOOK’S DUPLICITY

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the inconsistent way Facebook applies its global standards for unacceptable fare: On July 1, the Catholic League filed a complaint with Facebook about an entry that showed an edgy picture of the Virgin Mary with the inscription, “Virgin Mary Should’ve Aborted.” This was the reply: “We reviewed the page you reported for [...]

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