2017 – September Releases

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IGNORANCE OF RELIGIOUS RIGHTS IS WIDESPREAD

By | 2017-09-20T12:20:50+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey of First Amendment rights: The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania has released a new survey on the public's knowledge of basic constitutional rights; it is disturbing on many levels. Every totalitarian movement in history, beginning with the French Revolution, has sought to [...]

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BELAFONTE SET TO JUDGE NYC STATUES

By | 2017-09-15T12:32:58+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Harry Belafonte sitting in judgment of monuments in New York City: New York City's left-wing mayor, Bill de Blasio, has selected his left-wing friend, Harry Belafonte, to advise him on which New York City monuments are so hateful that they should be removed. The singer is one of 18 [...]

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DE BLASIO’S MONUMENT GOALS ARE TROUBLING

By | 2017-09-13T12:14:17+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's panel that will determine which monuments and other markers should be taken down: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has empanelled 18 persons to assess which monuments and other markers should be removed from city property. He said the panel "will [...]

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BANNON IMPUTES FALSE MOTIVE TO BISHOPS

By | 2017-09-07T18:28:19+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a remark made by Steve Bannon that will air on "60 Minutes" on Sunday: There is nothing wrong about criticizing the bishops for any position they take on public policy, though when invidious motives are ascribed to them, such conjecture is unacceptable. That is what Steve Bannon has done [...]

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OPEN LETTERS TO DURBIN AND FEINSTEIN

By | 2017-09-07T16:06:28+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why he is posting open letters to Senator Dick Durbin and Senator Dianne Feinstein: At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on September 6, Senator Durbin and Senator Feinstein came perilously close to applying a religious test to circuit court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Such a test is unconstitutional. Senator Charles [...]

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SEEING THROUGH THE DREAMERS MAZE

By | 2017-09-07T16:06:16+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over the Dreamers: Given the normalization of hysteria in America, it was predictable that hyperbole would govern much of the discussion—if we can call it that—over the so-called Dreamers, the almost 800,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally, mostly from Latin America. It's [...]

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TRUMP MUST NIX HHS MANDATE

By | 2017-09-06T12:18:27+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is calling upon President Trump to repeal the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate: The Catholic Benefits Association (CBA), which provides health coverage to many Catholic entities, is asking President Trump to repeal and replace the HHS mandate that was sponsored by President Obama. We second that call: Trump's Justice Department [...]

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