2016 – May Releases

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DAILY NEWS SPINS NYS ABUSE BILL

By |2017-03-20T17:46:57+00:00May 31st, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on two articles posted yesterday by the New York Daily News on pending bills that lift the statute of limitations on offenses involving the sexual abuse of minors: The big news, as determined by the Daily News, is that the New York State Catholic Conference hires lobbyists to push for desired legislative outcomes. [...]

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HOLLYWOOD ABUSE SCANDAL GROWING

By |2017-03-20T17:46:57+00:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the ongoing sexual abuse of children in Hollywood: Back in 2011, actor Corey Feldman blew the lid off of what he termed "the number one problem in Hollywood": sexual abuse of child actors by industry managers, publicists and agents. Feldman blamed the troubled life and early death of his best friend, fellow [...]

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STEEPLE-CHASING LAWYER SLAPS CHURCH

By |2017-03-20T17:46:57+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on lawyer Michael Dowd's latest slap at the Catholic Church: In its ongoing series promoting changes in New York's statute of limitations laws regarding sexual abuse of minors, the New York Daily News today ran a news story and an editorial on the Senate Majority Leader's past connection to a law firm that [...]

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ACLU SUES THE FEDS

By |2017-03-20T17:46:58+00:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU suing the federal government: Having lost repeatedly in the courts in their efforts to sue Catholic hospitals directly, the ACLU has now turned its legal guns on the U.S. government. The issue is the same as it has always been: Catholic hospitals, which provide "excellent care" according to ACLU ally [...]

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DAWKINS JUSTIFIES HATE SPEECH

By |2017-03-20T17:46:58+00:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by British atheist Richard Dawkins on religion: Richard Dawkins is not content to promote the virtues of atheism, whatever they may be, he is positively given to trashing religion. "I'm all for offending people's religion," he told the English media. "I think it should be offended at every opportunity." If [...]

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.01% OF CLERGY ARE ABUSERS

By |2017-03-20T17:46:59+00:00May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the 2015 Annual Report on clergy sexual abuse that was released last week by the National Review Board of the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops: Between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, there were seven substantiated allegations against clergy for the sexual abuse of minors that were made by current [...]

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POLITICIZING BATHROOMS AND SHOWERS

By |2017-03-20T17:46:59+00:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the "Do No Harm Act": Two days ago, Rep. Joseph Kennedy III and Rep. Bobby Scott introduced the "Do No Harm Act." It is designed to gut the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) that ensures First Amendment religious liberty protections for all Americans. Why would any congressman want to undermine religious liberty? [...]

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OKLAHOMA ABORTION LAW PROTECTS KIDS

By |2017-03-20T17:46:59+00:00May 19th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a bill passed today by the Oklahoma legislature making it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion: It is up to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin to sign this bill if it is to become law. Currently, it is a felony in Oklahoma for non-doctors to perform an abortion, so this [...]

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PREGNANT WOMAN KILLED FOR REFUSING ABORTION

By |2017-03-20T17:46:59+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the killing of a pregnant woman because she refused to abort her child: The media have put a gag order on themselves. If an abortion doctor is killed, it is headline news, but because a pregnant woman was murdered for refusing to have an abortion, the media are ignoring this story. A [...]

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