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HUMAN RIGHTS BEGIN WITH RELIGIOUS RIGHTS

By |2020-06-29T13:28:33+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to a State Department report on human rights that will soon be released: Early next month, an important State Department report on human rights is expected to be released that will anger left-wing secularists and gay rights advocates. The Commission on Unalienable Rights, which was established by Secretary [...]

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PROTESTERS TOPPLE STATUES OF ST. SERRA

By |2020-06-24T12:21:28+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on protesters who destroyed statues of Saint Junípero Serra: Smashing statues of American icons is all the rage among urban barbarians. Ignorant of history, they are destroying statues of those who were among the most enlightened persons of their time. This includes Father Junípero Serra. The 18th century missionary fought [...]

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CONGRESS MUST ACT ON RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS

By |2020-06-22T11:59:54+00:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why Congress needs to step up its game: In response to the coronavirus pandemic, houses of worship have been closed down in most states for months, and in some cases they still are. Even those that are open are under strict restrictions that limit the number of people who [...]

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GORSUCH’S FLAWED ANTHROPOLOGY

By |2020-06-19T12:31:07+00:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the majority opinion rendered this week by the U.S. Supreme Court on sexual orientation and gender identity: There are many problems with the majority opinion written by Justice Neil Gorsuch on workplace discrimination, sexual orientation and gender identity, but none is more important than the flawed anthropology upon which [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IS IN A PRECARIOUS STATE

By |2020-06-19T12:30:58+00:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the religious liberty implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on sexual orientation and gender identity: The U.S. Supreme Court decision on workplace discrimination against homosexuals and transgender persons leaves religious liberty matters in a precarious state. We stand with the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, [...]

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BLUE AND RED STATES VARY ON COVID-19 POLICIES

By |2020-06-19T12:30:51+00:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Republican and Democrat states differ in their coronavirus response: Last month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke for many Blue state Democrats when he cautioned about reopening the economy too quickly, noting that to do so would jeopardize the public health. He was emphatic, insisting that "every life [...]

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MEDIA SPIN CATHOLIC RESPONSE TO PROTESTS

By |2020-06-15T12:59:58+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how some media outlets are spinning the Catholic response to the protests: Public trust in the media is abysmal, but not without reason. To cite the latest example of unprofessional journalism, consider how some media outlets, led by the Associated Press (AP) characterized the Catholic response to the recent [...]

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MAKING SENSE OF THE ACLU’S COVID-19 RESPONSE

By |2020-06-11T14:13:12+00:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue  The ACLU's first response to COVID-19, issued March 2, stated that "individual rights must sometimes give way to the greater good." It argued that "people can sometimes be deprived of their liberty through quarantine," noting "this is how it should be." This is not an indefensible position. But it is strange coming from an [...]

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HBO PULLS “GONE WITH THE WIND” BUT KEEPS MAHER

By |2020-06-11T13:48:53+00:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue and Rabbi Aryeh Spero, president of the Conference of Jewish Affairs, issued the following joint statement today on HBO's duplicity: The corporate boys are so anxious to prove that they are not racists that they are flexing their moralistic muscles beyond recognition. WarnerMedia, which is owned by AT&T, has said that [...]

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CATHOLIC SENSIBILITIES MATTER

By |2020-06-10T17:07:27+00:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Seth Meyers: Seth Meyers likes to tell his nightly viewers how indignant he is about bigotry. Recently he has been railing, night after night, about police brutality, professing his allegiance to racial justice and racial equality. The man is a phony. While condemning some forms of bigotry, he promotes [...]

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