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BUSINESS OWNERS V. OBAMACARE

By | July 30th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Bill Donohue comments on Friday’s decision by a federal judge who issued an injunction that allows the owners of a private company not to provide abortifacients, contraceptives, and sterilization services to their employees as mandated by ObamaCare: The ruling in Newland v. Sebelius is significant: it means that the Obama administration not only has to contend [...]

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FIGHT FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY MOUNTS

By | July 19th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest initiatives to secure religious liberty: Yesterday, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo heralded the inclusion of the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act, and key provisions from the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act, in the appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2013 of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor/HHS. These measures would strengthen [...]

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OBAMACARE RULING AND CATHOLIC RIGHTS

By | June 28th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding ObamaCare: The only way Catholic non-profits could have survived the encroachment of the federal government on their right not to buy insurance for services they deem immoral was if the entire ObamaCare legislation had been struck down. That did not happen. The Supreme [...]

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CATHOLIC REBELLION HAS BEGUN

By | May 21st, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on lawsuits filed today against the Obama administration. At issue is the constitutionality of the Health and Human Services edict seeking to force Catholic non-profits to pay for abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptive services and sterilization in their insurance plans: This is a great day for those who believe in religious liberty. [...]

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OBAMACARE vs. CATHOLIC CHURCH

By | May 16th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest confrontation between the Catholic Church and the Obama administration: Two developments in the last 24 hours offer new evidence that the confrontation between the Catholic Church and the Obama administration is reaching collision course dimensions: yesterday, attorneys for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) made plain their objections [...]

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SALLY QUINN’S WAR ON CATHOLICS

By | April 24th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Sally Quinn’s “On Faith” blog at the Washington Post: It’s no secret that Sally Quinn (who is not Catholic) has a problem with the Catholic Church (save for soup-kitchen Catholics). But today she outdid herself: Of the three lead stories on her Washington Post blog, three are on Catholicism. [...]

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NUNS AND OBAMACARE

By | April 24th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Critics of Vatican efforts to reform the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) have their talking points down so well that everyone now just assumes that the reform initiative was triggered by concerns over these nuns pushing for ObamaCare. All of them are wrong, and it is not [...]

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VATICAN CRITICS GET LOOPY

By | April 23rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way some are reacting to the Vatican’s decision to reform the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR): Over the years, I have met many nuns who have been distraught over the way some in their ranks have lost their way. Now that the Vatican is seeking reforms, these [...]

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OBAMA ENLISTS ACLU TO WAR ON CATHOLICS

By | April 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On April 3, Catholic News Service published a story on an internal memo from the bishops on ObamaCare. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on it today: The more the bishops study this issue, the more resolved they are in opposing ObamaCare. At the heart of the bishops’ objections is the contrived and unjust way the [...]

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RELIGIOUS RIGHTS REJECTED

By | March 1st, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s Senate vote to table the “Respect for Rights of Conscience Act”: The 51-48 vote to table an amendment by Sen. Roy Blunt that would guarantee rights of conscience for the employees of religious institutions does not end the debate. There is a bill sponsored by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [...]

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