ALBANY LAWMAKERS MUST CENSURE ADELE COHEN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote to every member of the New York State Assembly today asking them to censure one of their colleagues, Adele Cohen.  The request was occasioned by Cohen’s treatment of Catholics when they met to discuss tuition tax credits.  Donohue explains as follows: “On February 14, when eighth-grade students from... [Read more...]

HILLARY CLINTON—OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT

Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate yesterday by sending the wrong message to Catholics. “I’ll be on your side in the fight against school vouchers, which drain taxpayer dollars from our public schools,” she said. However, on December 14, 1999, Mrs. Clinton told 100 Orthodox Jewish leaders that she would... [Read more...]

KANSAS CITY STAR UNHAPPY WITH SEX SURVEY RESULTS

This Sunday, January 30, the Kansas City Star will release its sex survey of Roman Catholic priests. Catholic League president William Donohue has read the Knight Ridder story on the subject (the Star is a Knight Ridder paper) and commented as follows: “The sex survey is essentially bad news for the tabloid. The two most important findings... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS TO RALLY AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART

On Saturday, October 2, the Catholic League will lead a rally protesting the “Sensation” exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The rally will take place outside the museum and will begin at 11:00 a.m., when the museum opens. Catholic League president William Donohue expressed his views on the rally today: “No one has ever said that... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC LEAGUE HELPS ORTHODOX JEWS FIGHT YALE

The Catholic League has filed an amicus brief on behalf of Orthodox Jewish students at Yale University who have had their religious liberties abridged. The league’s brief, prepared by William Bentley Ball, was recently filed in United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Yale contends that it has a right to force freshman and sophomore... [Read more...]

YALE VIOLATES RIGHTS OF ORTHODOX JEWS

Five Orthodox Jewish students who attend Yale University are being penalized for objecting, on religious grounds, to mandated residence requirements on campus. The students, Lisa Friedman, Jeremy Hershman, Elisha Hack, Batsheva Greer and Rachel Wohlgelernter, do not want to live in dorms where the sexes are integrated and where bathrooms are shared... [Read more...]

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