Battle rages over tax rules for churches

Battle rages over tax rules for churches

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“Is an existential threat to [the] nonprofit and foundation 
community. We exist and are successful when we are nonpartisan,” said David Thompson, the vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits. “We don’t check voter registration when people walk in. We exist to bring the community together.”

“You can preach to anything and everything with the limit of saying ‘Our church or our soup kitchen endorses so-and-so’ or ‘This bucket of soup is brought to you by our donors who support so-and-so for city council,’ ” he added. “You can proselytize for Jesus; you can’t proselytize for candidates.”

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