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ROLLINS COLLEGE YEILDS; RELIGIOUS LIBERTY PREVAILS

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:55+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

The administration and the Board of Trustees of Rollins College, a liberal arts institution outside Orlando, Florida, recently stood by a professor who violated the religious liberty and free speech rights of one of her students. In a showdown with the Catholic League, it yielded within a week, and reinstated the suspended student. This was a [...]

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“REAL O’NEALS” OBIT COMING

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Disney/ABC won't come right out and say it, so we will: The obituary for "The Real O'Neals" has been written, and will soon be announced. On January 18, we noted that over one million viewers who watched the ABC show which precedes the "O'Neals"—"Fresh Off the Boat"—turned to another channel. Thus did we declare, "It's toast." [...]

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VETTING CATHERINE CORLESS

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue To the media in Ireland and England, and to some outlets in the United States, Catherine Corless is an Irish hero, a brave woman who uncovered a "mass grave" outside a Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Ireland. But the facts are otherwise. The first myth concerns her expertise. Contrary to what virtually [...]

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Meet Dr. Gosnell—America’s #1 Serial Killer

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Book Review, Catalyst|Tags: |

Deal W. Hudson Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer (Regnery Publishing, 2017) This is the most difficult book I've ever read, which has nothing to do with how it's written, organized, or argued. The difficulty arises, in part, from the ease of reading the prose of Ann [...]

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ROLLINS COLLEGE PUNISHES FREE SPEECH

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following is the text of a letter sent by Bill Donohue to Rollins College president Grant H. Cornwell regarding a violation of a student's rights on his campus. I am requesting your intervention in a serious matter that has arisen on your campus involving the abridgement of free speech. My interests are twofold: (a) as [...]

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DONOHUE REPLIES TO ROLLINS TRUSTEE

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The day after Bill Donohue spoke to the student, Marshall Polston, and the president of Rollins, Dr. Grant H. Cornwell, we received an email from Allan E. Keen, chairman of the Board of Trustees. Bill Donohue offered the following pointed rejoinder to Keen; he also commented on a  news story in the Orlando Sentinel by Gabrielle [...]

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ROLLINS COLLEGE REINSTATES STUDENT

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

"There is more free speech in pubs than on the typical college campus." That is what Bill Donohue told Rollins College president Grant Cornwell on March 28, the day he first addressed the suspension of student Marshall Polston. Rollins has now reinstated the student. This issue may be over for Polston—he courageously stood up to those [...]

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CUT FUNDS TO NEA, NEH, NPR, PBS

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Below is the text of a letter sent by Bill Donohue on March 22 to every member of the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees in support of President Trump's budget proposal to include no funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Public [...]

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TRUMP UNDERCUTS PLANNED PARENTHOOD

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

President Donald Trump recently signed a bill 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 was to [...]

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IRELAND’S REPORT ON HOMES FIZZLES

By | 2017-05-16T16:19:39+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Catherine Corless, the local typist from Galway behind the "mass grave" hoax, must be furious. She has every right to be. Just recently she spent two hours listening to Ireland's Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, wax emotional about the Mother and Baby Homes. Corless was all jacked up awaiting the release of the second interim report [...]

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