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DANA NESSEL OVERRIDES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW

By |2019-03-25T15:23:06+00:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's attack on religious freedom: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is keeping her campaign promise to put her radical agenda ahead of the best interests of children. In 2015, Michigan's legislature passed a law to protect the religious freedom of faith-based foster care and adoption [...]

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ASSESSING THE ABUSE REPORT ON ILLINOIS PRIESTS

By |2019-03-25T13:53:22+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue assesses a report on alleged sexual abusers in the Illinois dioceses that was released on March 20: There are many news stories about the 395 priests in Illinois who have been named in a report on clergy sexual abuse, but most of them are incomplete. For starters, not all of those [...]

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KUDOS TO DISLOYALTY, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND OBSCENITY

By |2019-03-25T13:53:06+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial page column in today's New York Times: A good index of how sick our culture has become can be found in a New York Times editorial page column on March 22. It hails the three most radical members of Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, and [...]

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CRIMINALIZING PRONOUNS IN THE U.K.

By |2019-03-20T15:46:35+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on criminalizing speech in the United Kingdom: A sexually confused teenage English boy, Jackie Green, now 25, decided when he was 15 to "transition" to a girl. Never mind that this is impossible—Jackie still possesses a Y chromosome and will never menstruate—he is now the subject of a big debate [...]

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ROLLING STONE’S DISHONEST HIT ON CARDINAL PELL

By |2019-03-20T15:41:15+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article posted March 17 on the website of Rolling Stone: If there were an award for yellow journalism, Rolling Stone would be at the top of the list. In 2015, the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism demolished a piece by Sabrina Rubin Erdely about gang rape at the [...]

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KAMALA HARRIS OPINES ON LIFE AND DEATH

By |2019-03-18T20:00:10+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Sen. Kamala Harris treats life and death issues: Last week, Sen. Kamala Harris was asked by National Public Radio (NPR) about her position on the death penalty. She is against it. When pushed further, she stuck to her guns. NPR: "For any crime?" Harris: "Correct." NPR: "Not even, [...]

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SALUTE TO ST. PATRICK

By |2019-03-15T20:14:22+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue The heroics of St. Patrick are not appreciated as much as they should be. He is the first person in history to publicly condemn slavery, and one of the first leaders to champion the cause of equal rights. There is much to celebrate on March 17. Fortunately, his writings, though slim, are eye-opening accounts [...]

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COVER-UP AT SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER?

By |2019-03-15T20:14:14+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on troubles at the Southern Poverty Law Center: Is there a cover-up in play at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)? Why was its famous co-founder, Morris Dees, fired? Why are the media not demanding transparency? This matters to the Catholic League because SPLC has a long record of targeting [...]

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SOME CATHOLICS QUESTION THEIR STATUS

By |2019-03-15T12:38:47+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a recent survey of Catholics: A recent Gallup survey shows that news stories about clergy sexual abuse have Catholics questioning their affiliation with the Church. Before examining why, an analysis of the data is warranted; it reveals a nuanced portrait of Catholics. The survey found that 37% of Catholics [...]

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MICHIGAN OFFICIALS ASKED TO PROBE THE SCHOOLS

By |2019-03-14T13:46:08+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why he is appealing to Michigan officials to probe the public schools: As we pointed out recently, perverts and rapists are preying on public school students in Michigan today, yet neither Governor Gretchen Whitmer nor Attorney General Dana Nessel are asking for an investigation of the schools. That's because [...]

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