2019 – February Releases

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CHAMPIONS OF THE POOR SINK THE POOR IN NYC

By |2019-02-20T13:46:42+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why Amazon bolted from New York City: Amazon was ready to provide jobs for 25,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers, bringing in an estimated $27 billion in tax revenue over 25 years. It was asking for $3 billion in government incentives, a figure that surely could have been negotiated to [...]

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PHONY GEORGETOWN SLAVERY DEBATE

By |2019-02-20T13:46:37+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Georgetown's latest debacle over slavery: The idea that Georgetown University should pay reparations for slavery has been kicking around for a few years on the Jesuit campus. In 1838, Georgetown sold 272 slaves to help pay off its debts. Now there is a proposal that would require students to [...]

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CLOSURE FOR COVINGTON CATHOLIC

By |2019-02-15T13:52:17+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the end to the Covington Catholic controversy: The innocent students at Covington Catholic High School have finally achieved closure. An investigative report, conducted by a private detective agency commissioned by the Diocese of Covington, has exonerated the students. Four investigators interviewed dozens of students and chaperones, and watched hundreds [...]

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CUOMO CAN’T DEFEND HIS ABORTION LAW

By |2019-02-14T14:53:57+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's abortion law: Exactly three weeks after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed his abortion law, which allows non-physicians to perform abortions up until the baby is born—and provides no criminal penalties for infanticide—he met with President Donald Trump. According to the White House, Trump [...]

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RUSH TO JUDGMENT ON FAIRFAX IS UNJUST

By |2019-02-12T18:52:35+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax: In all likelihood, future generations will look back at this time in American history as one where fundamental due process rights for men accused of sexual crimes were jettisoned. From false accusations made against Catholic priests, to the wholly unfounded accusations [...]

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REMOVE REP. OMAR FROM HOUSE COMMITTEES

By |2019-02-12T13:44:37+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Ilhan Omar's status as a congresswoman: I stand with my friend Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, calling for Rep. Ilhan Omar to be removed from House committee assignments. Rep. Omar delights in fomenting anti-Semitism, and has a particular animus against Israel. Her most explicit [...]

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CUOMO’S ABORTION LAW WREAKS HAVOC

By |2019-02-11T18:47:25+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the need for a New York State law that criminalizes the murder of a pregnant woman's baby: A week ago yesterday, a New Yorker from Queens, Anthony Hobson, beat and dragged his girlfriend, Jennifer Irigoyen, down a flight of stairs and then stabbed her in the neck, abdomen and [...]

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH BLACKFACE?

By |2019-02-08T18:04:20+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to blackface antics: What's wrong with blackface? What ethical rule is broken by those who think it is funny? Surely not a rule which finds it morally objectionable to mimic another racial, ethnic, or religious group. In the Arts section of the February 7 edition of the [...]

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CUOMO DISTORTS TRUTH ABOUT ABORTION BILL

By |2019-02-07T21:41:16+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed in today's New York Times by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: No public official in America is more pro-abortion than New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He proved that again today when he penned a rousing op-ed in the New York Times defending abortion at any time and [...]

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MEDIA COVER FOR CORY BOOKER

By |2019-02-07T13:20:59+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to Sen. Cory Booker's questioning of a Trump judicial nominee: Sen. Cory Booker, like so many Democrats these days, has a problem with religion. But fortunately for him, the media are giving him cover. Not one of the mainstream newspapers or wire services reported on Booker's badgering [...]

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