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OBAMA MANDATE NEVER SCRUTINIZED

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Following her testimony yesterday before the Senate Finance Committee, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius was asked whether she spoke to the bishops about the controversial mandate she is pushing. She admitted she did not. Then she said, “I know that the president has spoken [...]

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OBAMA SPOKESMEN ARE INSINCERE

By | February 8th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how President Obama’s spokesmen are defending his healthcare plan mandating that Catholic institutions provide for services they deem immoral: David Axelrod of the Obama campaign said yesterday that “We certainly don’t want to abridge anyone’s religious freedom, so we’re going to look for a way to move forward that [...]

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SEBELIUS DISRESPECTS CATHOLICISM

By | February 6th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

In an article titled “Our Rule Respects Religion,” Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius writes in today’s USA Today that “we specifically carved out from the [healthcare] policy religious organizations that primarily employ people of their own faith.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds as follows: Secretary Sebelius knows very well that Catholic agencies [...]

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OPPOSITION TO HEALTHCARE MANDATE GROWS

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

The announcement on January 20 by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius that religious non-profits will have to cover sterilization and contraceptive services, including some abortion-inducing drugs, is being met with growing rancor. Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to this issue today: Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, responded to the [...]

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OBAMA’S CONTEMPT FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | January 20th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s announcement from the Obama administration that it is going forward with its original “Obamacare” policy that mandates coverage of sterilization and contraceptive services in most healthcare plans: Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius said today that aside from houses of worship, all other religious agencies and [...]

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ANTI-CATHOLICS BASH THE BISHOPS

By | September 28th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a letter recently sent to Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, by Catholics for Choice and several other organizations: Catholics for Choice (formerly Catholics for a Free Choice) has teamed up with other anti-Catholics—many of whom have been excommunicated from the Catholic Church—to assail the bishops. [...]

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CATHOLIC PROFS OBJECT TO BOEHNER

By | May 12th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On Saturday, House Speaker John Boehner will give the commencement address at the Catholic University of America. More than 75 professors from Catholic universities have signed a letter expressing their criticism of the Ohio Republican. Former college professor Bill Donohue addresses this issue today:   The anti-Boehner letter alleges that the House Speaker's "voting record is [...]

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THE WAR ON CATHOLIC HOSPITALS

By | December 23rd, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on attempts to force Catholic hospitals to perform abortions:   For the past six months, the ACLU has been trying to persuade the Obama administration to force Catholic hospitals to perform emergency abortions. It has written to the Department of Health and Human Services, led by pro-abortion zealot Kathleen Sebelius [...]

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SEBELIUS MISLEADS ON HEALTH BILL

By | March 4th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Rep. Bart Stupak and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius appeared on “Good Morning America” today to discuss abortion funding in the health care bill endorsed by President Obama. Stupak maintained that the bill provides for abortion coverage; Sebelius said it did not. Catholic League president Bill Donohue shows that Sebelius is wrong: On [...]

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AMENDMENT TO BAR ABORTION IN HEALTH BILL; OBAMA MUST BACK IT

By | September 16th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offered the following remarks today on the health care bill: Last week, President Obama said he would not support any health care bill that provided for federal funding of abortion. On Sunday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius underscored his pledge. Now an amendment that would bar abortion funding [...]

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