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WEINSTEIN’S ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOTRY RUNS DEEP

By |2020-01-28T13:23:31+00:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Harvey Weinstein's bigotry: As the Catholic League has pointed out before, Harvey Weinstein has a long history of making anti-Catholic movies, but only recently have we learned that his bigotry is not reserved to his artistic endeavors. "Sopranos" star Annabella Sciorra has accused Weinstein of raping her. Some weeks [...]

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HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY AT U.N.

By |2020-01-27T17:28:55+00:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an important event at the United Nations today: Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day at the U.N., an annual event that mobilizes public awareness of the Nazi-led genocide of the Jewish people. This year the Permanent Observer Mission of the U.N., along with the Pave the Way Foundation, are sponsoring [...]

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TRUMP CHAMPIONS PRO-LIFE CAUSE

By |2020-01-24T19:49:05+00:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's decision to address the March for Life crowd: Other presidents have offered their support to the pro-life cause, but only President Donald Trump has decided to participate in the March for Life. His pro-life record, coupled with his record in defense of religious liberty, makes him the [...]

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CELEB DEFENSE LAWYERS MAKE GOOD POINTS

By |2020-01-22T20:30:05+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on celebrity lawyers and the cogent points they make: One does not have to like Bill Cosby or Harvey Weinstein (I fought with the latter for decades) to like what their lawyers are saying in their defense. There are some lines of defense that are not only persuasive, they have [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE SUBMISSION ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: RESPONSE TO PROPOSED FEDERAL RULEMAKING

By |2020-01-22T13:21:56+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Federal rulemaking directives afford the public an opportunity to weigh in on proposed changes to public policy; submissions must be forwarded 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register. On January 16, 2020, the Trump administration's Department of Education announced several proposed rule changes affecting religious liberty in government programs. Catholic League president [...]

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TRUMP’S RELIGIOUS LIBERTY REFORMS

By |2020-01-17T15:37:17+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on public policy reforms issued by the Trump administration on January 16: The public policy reforms governing religious liberty issued by the Trump administration are compelling and much needed. President Trump has proven once again that he is the most religion-friendly president in the modern era. The Trump administration has [...]

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UTAH LAWMAKER STILL AT WAR WITH CATHOLICS

By |2020-01-16T22:17:19+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Utah legislator who is at war with Catholics: Earlier this week, we contacted the Speaker of the House in the Utah legislature, Rep. Brad R. Wilson, expressing our outrage over a bill sponsored by his Democratic colleague, Rep. Angela Romero, that would vitiate the seal of Confession. The [...]

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SETH MEYERS LIKES NEO-NAZI TACTICS

By |2020-01-16T13:44:57+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by Seth Meyers on his NBC show: Brooklyn has been hit with a wave of anti-Semitic attacks, and no one uses this as a pretext to make light of them. A Catholic church in Brooklyn was vandalized on January 12—a man interrupted Mass and desecrated [...]

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CELEBRATING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DAY: OBAMA vs. TRUMP

By |2020-01-16T15:40:57+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Religious Freedom Day, comparing the record of President Trump to that of President Obama on this issue: The Catholic League's interest in the public policy arena is first and foremost religious liberty. That is why we were delighted when two years ago President Donald Trump proclaimed January 16 as [...]

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UTAH HOUSE SPEAKER OPPOSES CONFESSIONAL BILL

By |2020-01-15T14:47:33+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the response of the Utah House Speaker to yesterday's news release: Yesterday, we asked those who receive our emails to contact the Utah Speaker of the House, Rep. Brad Wilson. We need his help in opposing a bill by his Democrat colleague, Rep. Angela Romero, who would gut the [...]

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