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RELIGIOUS RIGHTS FOR FED CONTRACTORS MAY SPIKE

By |2019-08-15T15:25:05+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on enhanced religious liberty protections for federal contractors: The Trump administration has released a proposal that would strengthen the religious rights of federal contractors. Current law exempts religious non-profit organizations from federal laws on discrimination. The proposed rule would expand the religious exemption to any company where the owners claim [...]

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WISCONSIN LAWMAKER LIES ABOUT CATHOLIC LEAGUE

By |2019-08-15T13:27:12+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Wisconsin state legislator Chris Taylor's dishonesty: Having co-authored a bill that would require Catholic priests to violate the seal of the confessional, Rep. Chris Taylor distorts the Catholic League's opposition to this bill as a stand against protecting abused children. Nothing could be further from the truth. We have [...]

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PA GRAND JURY REPORT ONE YEAR LATER

By |2019-08-14T14:41:32+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Pennsylvania grand jury report on the Catholic Church that was released a year ago: On August 14, 2018 Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro released a grand jury report on six of the eight Catholic dioceses in the state. News reports said he found evidence of 301 priests who [...]

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WISCONSIN BILL ASSAULTS CONFESSIONAL SEAL

By |2019-08-12T12:36:52+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a bill about to be introduced in the Wisconsin legislature: A bill to bust the seal of the confessional will soon be introduced by three Democratic lawmakers from Wisconsin: Sen. Lena Taylor, Rep. Chris Taylor and Rep. Melissa Sargent. The clergy in Wisconsin are already mandated reporters of sexual [...]

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ATHEISTS LOSE AGAIN

By |2019-08-09T14:21:53+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a court ruling just handed down: The Freedom From Religion Foundation lost again. The militant atheists took it on the chin on August 8 when a federal appeals court overturned a lower court ruling on the constitutionality of allowing Lehigh County, Pennsylvania to keep its 75-year-old official seal that [...]

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ROOT CAUSE OF MASS SHOOTINGS IS ROOTLESSNESS

By |2019-08-07T16:12:52+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest mass shootings: As a sociologist who has taught Criminology and written about mass shootings, it is distressing to listen to all the chatter about Republicans and Democrats being blamed for the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. Most of the talk is pure bunk. At the [...]

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SEXUAL ABUSE ENABLER AWARDED $2.45 MILLION

By |2019-08-02T17:00:11+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon's retirement package: Imagine the following scenario. A cardinal in the Catholic Church knows that for 20 years a priest in his archdiocese has sexually abused hundreds of young persons, yet he never once reported his crimes to the [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER REEKS OF BIAS

By |2019-08-01T12:56:13+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue has written an open letter to Dean Baquet, executive editor at the New York Times concerning the anti-Catholic bias of one of the newspaper's senior reporters, Carl Hulse. To watch the video that captures Hulse's remarks, click here. To read the Washington Examiner's news story, click here. To read Donohue's letter, [...]

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BODILY INTEGRITY ECLIPSES ABORTION RIGHTS

By |2019-07-31T13:10:43+00:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how abortion rights are now seen as secondary to bodily integrity: The push for abortion-on-demand, a goal that is increasingly rejected by most Americans, has long been a staple of pro-abortion activists. But that right no longer defines this movement. Instead, it is just one of a constellation of [...]

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COMMISSION ON UNALIENABLE RIGHTS MUCH NEEDED

By |2019-07-30T17:20:51+00:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights: One of the best gifts to emerge from the Trump administration is the creation of the State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights. It is a tribute to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he appointed his mentor at Harvard Law School, Mary [...]

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