Johnson Amendment

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Tax Bill Likely to Soften Rule Barring Politicking by Nonprofits

Most charities and religious leaders oppose scrapping the Johnson Amendment, according to multiple polls, saying it would plunge such organizations into partisan politics.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Tax Reform
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How Not to Let Politicians Exploit Nonprofit Issue Advocacy

YMCA members complained about being contacted for political purposes, and ...

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Nonprofits Fear Sting of Tax Reform

Lobbyists and Capitol Hill staffers have privately said for weeks that a full-fledged tax revamp is unlikely, indicating that lawmakers may end up settling for a mix of temporary rate cuts and permanent provisions.

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Congress, defend the common law and common sense of nonpartisanship

What could possibly go wrong if our country’s more than 1.5 million charitable nonprofits, houses of worship, and foundations were authorized to engage in partisan electioneering?

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Charities Might Avoid Partisan Politics Even if Ban Is Lifted

But many secular charities, like a lot of religious ones, do not want to mix their charitable missions with politics, sources say.

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Measure to Weaken Johnson Amendment Moves Forward

Today, the Act passed with the rider attached. In response, Delaney released the following statement:

Tags: Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment
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Nonprofits to Congress: Don't Politicize Houses of Worship

Washington, DC - In response to the inclusion by the House Appropriations Committee of a rider (Section 116) that weakens the Johnson...

Posted In: Press Releases
Tags: Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment
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Charity Inc.: National concerns

The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, along with the National Council of Nonprofits and state association leaders from around the country, continue to have concerns about three significant issues that will affect the charitable sector.

Tags: Oklahoma, Tax Reform, Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment
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House Looks to Weaken Church-Politicking Ban Via Spending Bill

"The extraneous rider approved in the House Financial Services subcommittee today would impose unconstitutional and unreasonable hurdles on enforcing the law that ensures nonpartisanship and must be removed from the bill," Tim Delaney, president...

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Nonprofits Vigorously Object to Financial Services Subcommittee Efforts to Politicize Houses of Worship

Washington, DC - In response to the attempt to sneak through a change to longstanding substantive law by including it as an extraneous rider to a spending bill, Tim Delaney, President...

Posted In: Press Releases
Tags: Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment

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