Scales_of_justice_hhs_mandate HHS MANDATE FINAL RULES

Bill Donohue comments on the final rules set forth today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding its abortifacient mandate: The HHS mandate forcing Catholic non-profits to pay for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception and sterilization will not kick in on August 1, as scheduled; an extension has been granted to January 1, 2014. There... [Read more...]

asocial-300x240 THE HIGH COURT’S ASOCIAL VISION

Bill Donohue comments on the majority opinion in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): Throughout history it was next to impossible to discuss marriage without discussing children. That’s changed. In yesterday’s decision overturning DOMA, children were mentioned only five times, and in every instance it was... [Read more...]

redzone FEDERAL AMENDMENT ON MARRIAGE NEEDED

Bill Donohue comments on the two decisions reached by the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue of same-sex marriage: It is clear from today’s two rulings that the ball has been moved down the field to a point where the pro-gay marriage side is in the red zone. Whether they can be stopped from crossing the goal line depends solely on the prospects of... [Read more...]

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Bill Donohue comments on the New York Times’ reaction to a TV ad calling out the New York City public schools for coddling accused sexual predators: In today’s New York Times, there is an analysis of former CNN anchor Campbell Brown’s new group, Parents’ Transparency Project, that was established to root out public school employees guilty of... [Read more...]

Jelly_Donut ATHEISTS IN SEARCH OF GOD

Bill Donohue comments on the atheist quest for God: On June 22, CNN ran a piece on atheists in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a veritable religious wasteland, who meet on Sundays in a “rapt conversation” led by a “chaplain.” Described as a “church without God,” the poor souls are experiencing “Sunday school for atheists” at these “atheist... [Read more...]

9780307885340 WHY CATHOLICISM MATTERS

The paperback edition of Bill Donohue’s Why Catholicism Matters is available today. This book has won the praise of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Cardinal Edwin O’Brien, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop Charles Chaput, Harvard Law Professor Mary Ann Glendon, and many other Catholic leaders. The Catholic League is making it available for $15,... [Read more...]

US president Barack Obama on 2011 visit to Ireland OBAMA’S “ANTI-CATHOLIC” SPEECH

Bill Donohue comments on President Barack Obama’s speech given in Ireland where he mentioned Catholic schools: There are plenty of reasons to be critical of President Obama’s policies as they relate to the Catholic Church, and I have not been shy in stating them. But the reaction on the part of conservatives, many of whom are Catholic, over his... [Read more...]

california_flag CALIFORNIA SEX ABUSE BILL IS ALIVE

Bill Donohue comments on the June 18 vote by the California Assembly Committee on the Judiciary that keeps alive a bill that lifts the statute of limitations for one year on cases of the sexual abuse of minors; it applies only to private institutions: Prior to the Civil War, we had one law for whites, and one law for blacks. In 1868, that was rectified... [Read more...]

subvert_2 WOMEN’S COALITION SUBVERTS WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Bill Donohue comments on reaction to the defeat of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Women’s Equality Bill”: If ever there was concrete evidence that pro-women’s organizations have never been interested in women’s rights—save for the right to kill unborn babies—it is the decision by the New York Women’s Coalition to pull its support... [Read more...]

BarbaraWalters_620_012813 BARBARA WALTERS’ DUPLICITY

Bill Donohue comments on Barbara Walters’ remarks made yesterday on “The View” regarding a slur made by Bill Maher: There may be no bigger hypocrite on TV than Barbara Walters. For years, she has sat back and allowed her panelists to rip Catholic priests and Catholic teachings. Never has she challenged them, and indeed she has often laughed with... [Read more...]

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