Johnson Amendment

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Church-State Separation Advocates Cheer Spending Bill Win

“Those who depend on houses of worship and community nonprofits can breathe a sigh of relief, as concerted efforts to weaken the long-standing law that keeps the 501(c)(3) sector free from partisan campaigning were rebuked yet again,” said Amanda...

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Omnibus
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Spending Bill Excludes Johnson Amendment Repeal

Lawmakers have sought to repeal the Johnson Amendment through two channels, according to David L.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Omnibus, Federal Budget, Nonpartisanship
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Johnson Amendment remains intact in latest omnibus spending bill

Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, echoed Tyler’s enthusiasm but warned that repeal efforts will likely continue.“It would be nice to celebrate a long and hard-fought victory, but we cannot afford to relax,” he...

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Omnibus, Federal Budget, Nonpartisanship
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Omnibus Keeps Ban on Church Politicking in Place

“It would be nice to celebrate a long and hard-fought victory, but we cannot afford to relax,” said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, in a news release.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Federal Budget, Omnibus, Nonprofit Nonpartisanship
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Nonprofits Score Victories in Budget Bill on Politicking Ban and Spending

Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said in an email that while the current spending bill was “cause for cautionary celebration,” nonprofits must remain vigilant.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Spending Bill, Federal Budget
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Omnibus Spending Bill’s Silence on 1954 Johnson Amendment an Apparent Victory for Nonprofits, Houses of Worship, and Foundations

Washington, DC - Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which advocates on behalf of charitable nonprofits nationwide, released the following statement in response to learning the omnibus spending bill does not...

Posted In: Press Releases
Tags: Spending Bill, Federal Budget, Johnson Amendment
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Repeal of law that bans nonprofits from endorsing candidates said to be back on the table

Charitable nonprofits could see new pressure to endorse political candidates and partisan issues if a renewed bid to repeal the Johnson Amendment becomes a reality.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Greitens Sent Political Invite on Charity Email

"It is not appropriate to use 501(c)(3) charitable assets — charitable email addresses, the charitable name — to promote a candidacy for public office," said David L.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Missouri
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Nonprofits should educate voters, not endorse candidates

Nonprofits should not be a tool for candidate endorsement or as a funnel for campaign funding for candidates at any level.

Tags: Oklahoma, Johnson Amendment, Elections
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Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leaders Call on Congress ​​​​​​​to Leave the Johnson Amendment Alone

Washington, DC – Nonprofit and philanthropic leaders renew their call for preserving the Johnson Amendment, the longstanding law that protects their organizations from the divisiveness of partisan politics.

Posted In: Press Releases
Tags: Johnson Amendment, Prayer Breakfast, Nonpartisanship

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