2013 – August Releases

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CALIFORNIA SEX ABUSE BILL SHOWDOWN

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 13th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the fate of SB 131: Tomorrow, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee will once again take up the issue of suspending the statute of limitations for cases involving minors who allege they are victims of sexual abuse. SB 131 would allow anyone who was 26-years-old in 2002, and claims to have been molested, [...]

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CBS KEEPS CHILD PORN FAN

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on CBS’ refusal to fire a contestant who promotes child porn on its reality-TV show, “Big Brother”: One week ago today, August 5, on the live-feed program of “Big Brother,” reality-show contestant Spencer Clawson touted the virtues of child pornography. Specifically, he joked that he likes to masturbate to child porn, especially when [...]

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CBS’ MOONVES AND CHILD PORN

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 9th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the way CBS CEO Les Moonves is handling the controversy over Spencer Clawson’s remarks made during the live feed of “Big Brother 15” on August 5: Les Moonves has had several days to fire Spencer Clawson from the reality show, “Big Brother 15,” but he refuses to do so. However, two other [...]

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STATE DEPT. FAITH CHIEF IS GOOD FIT

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 9th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the appointment of Shaun Casey to head the State Department's new Office of Faith-Based Community Initiative: In the New York Times August 7 obituary on Robert Bellah, it credited the sociologist with inviting a discussion on the role of civil religion in American society. He described civil religion as "a set of [...]

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JESELNIK IS OFFENSIVE

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 7th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the August 6 episode of the Comedy Central show, “The Jeselnik Offensive”: Here is an excerpt from the “Worst Best Thing of the Week” segment that aired last night featuring Anthony Jeselnik, Dave Attell and Joan Rivers: Jeselnik:   “Finally, the Vatican is giving gay priests the same respect they show pedophiles.” Rivers: [...]

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ROGUE LAWYER LOSES

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 7th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that dismissed a federal lawsuit against the Holy See: On April 3, 2002, Jeffrey Anderson filed suit against the Holy See claiming that it was responsible for the conduct of a priest who had allegedly molested a young man in Oregon in 1965. [...]

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MAHER’S PATHOLOGY CONTINUES

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher’s August 2 monologue: Maher made much of the pope’s remarks about not judging homosexuals for who they are, but none of his quips were below the belt. However, he could not stop there. Maher noted that he will be away for the next five weeks, and offered his predictions for [...]

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CONAN LANDS LOW BLOW

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 2nd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night’s episode of Conan O’Brien’s show on TBS: Unlike Leno and Letterman, we rarely have a problem with Conan O’Brien. But last night he took several shots at the Catholic Church, one of which was clearly below the belt. In his monologue on Pope Francis, light fun was made of the [...]

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GAYS BULLY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

By |2017-03-20T17:51:07+00:00August 2nd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an attempt by homosexuals to dictate to a Catholic school what its strictures should be: An employee signs a contract with his employer to abide by certain house rules. Subsequently, the employee willfully violates the contract. After he is fired, he threatens to sue. Meanwhile, an online petition calling for his reinstatement [...]

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