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SHOWTIME GETS FILTHY

By | 2017-06-26T18:58:56+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's episode of the Showtime series, "I'm Dying Up Here": One wonders why they do it. Why do comedy writers find it next to impossible not to tell a filthy joke about Catholics? The setting for "I'm Dying Up Here" is a comedy club in Los Angeles in [...]

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BIG WIN FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | 2017-06-26T18:58:50+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer: At issue is whether the state has a right to deny public funds to a religious entity when the disbursement is for a secular purpose. In other words, is it constitutional to treat a church in a manner [...]

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SAMANTHA BEE’S DISHONEST HARANGUE

By | 2017-06-22T20:33:20+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee": Samantha Bee is no stranger to Catholic bashing, so it was hardly surprising to learn that she ripped the Catholic Church in her June 21st show. Her focus was the Child Victims Act, a bill being considered by the New [...]

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RELIGIOUS AMERICANS ARE PRO-TRUMP

By | 2017-06-22T13:08:37+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League President Bill Donohue comments on a new Pew Research Center poll on religion: On June 20, Pew Research Center released the findings of a new poll on President Trump's job performance. It found that 39 percent of the public approves of his performance in office, while 55 percent disapproves. But among those who attend [...]

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ATHEIST CHRISTIAN HATERS WIN IN COURT

By | 2017-06-21T12:37:11+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a First Amendment case that dealt a blow to religious liberty: For 75 years, Bayview Park, in a Pensacola, Florida neighborhood, has been home to a large cross. The 1941 wooden cross, erected by a New Deal agency, was replaced by a civic group in 1969 with a 34-foot [...]

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TRUMP SCORES BY OKAYING DREAMERS

By | 2017-06-20T12:20:30+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's decision to recognize the Dreamers: President Trump is going to shield from deportation those young people who were brought to the United States illegally by their parents, the so-called Dreamers. He is to be commended for doing so. In the decision announced late yesterday, the president has [...]

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PEW STUDY MINIMALIZES CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION

By | 2017-06-16T14:01:40+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Pew Research Center study of global religious restrictions: Most studies that measure attacks on religion speak about religious persecution. A Pew Research Center article released June 9, based on a Pew study that was published in April, takes a different tack: it provides data on religious groups [...]

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LANCE BERKMAN’S RELIGIOUS RIGHTS ATTACKED

By | 2017-06-15T14:56:24+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on gay activists who are attacking the free speech and religious liberty rights of former St. Louis Cardinals player Lance Berkman: Not too long ago it would be considered perverse to say that men have a right to use the restrooms and shower facilities reserved for women. Today, the reverse [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES BACKS GORY TRUMP-LIKE “CAESAR”

By | 2017-06-12T16:08:44+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an offensive play funded by the New York Times: New York's Public Theater has decided to malign the president and his wife in its production of "Julius Caesar." The Shakespeare in the Park play opens today at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. It depicts President Trump as Caesar—the [...]

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AMERICANS REJECT ROE v. WADE

By | 2017-06-12T13:04:58+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Gallup poll on abortion: The American people are against Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. In a Gallup poll released today, a clear majority—54 percent—say abortion should be illegal or legal in only a few circumstances. That is a stark rebuke to Roe [...]

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