2013 – June Releases

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HHS MANDATE FINAL RULES

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

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 [...]

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THE HIGH COURT’S ASOCIAL VISION

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

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 the children of homosexual partners [...]

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FEDERAL AMENDMENT ON MARRIAGE NEEDED

By | June 26th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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NYT: “GO EASY ON CHILD ABUSERS”

By | June 26th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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ATHEISTS IN SEARCH OF GOD

By | June 25th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 services” [...]

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WHY CATHOLICISM MATTERS

By | June 25th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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, including shipping and handling. To [...]

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OBAMA’S “ANTI-CATHOLIC” SPEECH

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

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 [...]

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CALIFORNIA SEX ABUSE BILL IS ALIVE

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

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 [...]

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WOMEN’S COALITION SUBVERTS WOMEN’S RIGHTS

By | June 18th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 for Governor Cuomo’s [...]

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BARBARA WALTERS’ DUPLICITY

By | June 18th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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