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SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS SCHOOL CHOICE

By |2020-06-30T17:12:45+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a high court decision today on school choice: The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, ruled that a Montana school choice initiative that allows a tax-credit scholarship program to benefit religious schools is constitutional. The state program is voluntary and is funded through [...]

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MAHER PROMOTES BIGOTRY WHILE CONDEMNING IT

By |2020-06-29T16:52:46+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest example of Bill Maher's hypocrisy: On his June 26 show on HBO, Bill Maher made his case against racial bigotry by invoking his liberal credentials. "Liberalism should be about lifting people up," he commented. But he didn't mean it. He said this after he joked about priests [...]

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DE BLASIO AND CUOMO GET CREAMED IN COURT

By |2020-06-29T13:28:22+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a judicial decision just handed down that is of utmost importance to people of faith: Protesters can take to the streets, some violently, and that is okay by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo—the mob does not have to abide by social distancing rules—but religious New Yorkers [...]

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CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE NEAR ZERO PERCENT

By |2020-06-29T13:28:09+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest data on clergy sexual abuse: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishop' Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection has released its audit on clergy sexual abuse that covers the period July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019. During this time, there were 37 allegations made by current [...]

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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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