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ATHEISTS PROTEST POPE MEETING

By | 2017-04-25T20:50:52+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a protest by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF): FFRF co-presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor have written a letter to the president of the University of Michigan protesting the school's football team attending a papal audience on April 26; attendance is voluntary. The professional atheists have become [...]

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD GALA IS SICK

By | 2017-04-25T20:50:36+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Planned Parenthood event that will honor Hillary Clinton and Shonda Rhimes on May 2 in New York City: They are billing it as "a once in a lifetime Gala, 100 Years Strong: The Celebration of the Century." Hillary Clinton will receive the Champion of the Century Award and [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ATTACKED IN CALIFORNIA

By | 2017-04-25T20:50:05+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on legislation targeting religious employers in California: Under the guise of "anti-discrimination," a pro-abortion California assemblywoman is pushing a bill that would bar faith-based codes of conduct for employees of religious organizations. AB 569 specifically targets codes of conduct involving employees' "reproductive health care decisions," such as abortion and contraception. It would actually [...]

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DEMOCRATS HAVE A CATHOLIC PROBLEM

By | 2017-04-24T20:47:38+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Democrats and Catholics: Heath Mello has divided the Democratic Party. This is unusual given his low profile: he is running for mayor of Omaha, Nebraska. What makes him controversial among Democrats are his pro-life convictions. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent, has taken the high road, prudently saying that [...]

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KATE O’BEIRNE, R.I.P.

By | 2017-04-24T20:47:25+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Kate O'Beirne: The Catholic community lost a champion with the passing of Kate O'Beirne. She was a smart, courageous conservative who never ducked an opponent. I first met Kate in the late 1980s when I was a Bradley resident scholar at The Heritage Foundation; Kate was [...]

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OPPOSING ABORTION IS NOT ENOUGH

By | 2017-04-20T20:49:15+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue Having good intentions is no guarantee that noble ends will be reached.  This is as true for raising children as it is for crafting laws. Similarly, reaching the right conclusion is not a sufficient condition for justice. To wit: Abortion is the intentional killing of innocent human beings, and as such, opposition to it [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY CASE BEFORE HIGH COURT

By | 2017-04-18T20:39:11+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in an important religious liberty case. The issue is pretty straight forward: when it comes to the disbursement of public funds for a secular purpose, can a state treat a religious entity in a manner that is different from a non-sectarian institution? Trinity Lutheran [...]

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TRUMP UNDERCUTS PLANNED PARENTHOOD

By | 2017-04-18T20:38:55+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue President Donald Trump signed a bill today that allows the states to strip funding from Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion mill in the nation. He did so following a Senate vote in late March where Vice President Mike Pence was called in to cast the deciding vote. One of President Barack Obama's last acts [...]

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SCIENCE CHANNEL RESURRECTS JESUS’ TOMB HOAX

By | 2017-04-18T20:38:37+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue  The Science Channel has an Easter gift for Christians: It is resurrecting the Jesus tomb hoax first perpetrated ten years ago. "Biblical Conspiracies: Jesus Family Tomb?" airs on April 15 at 10:00 p.m. The program probes the "potentially explosive" finding regarding the "Jesus family tomb." If the claims were validated, it would mean that [...]

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GOOD FRIDAY CENSORED IN BLOOMINGTON

By | 2017-04-12T12:14:14+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue The mayor of Bloomington, Indiana, John Hamilton, announced last year that he was censoring Good Friday by renaming it "Spring Holiday." So this Friday government workers will be paid for celebrating the spring. He cloaked his intolerance in the name of inclusion. Mayor Hamilton's edict makes it clear that when multiculturalists employ the term [...]

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