(RNS) — The failure to gut the law was celebrated by faith leaders and nonprofit groups who say it protects them from political coercion.
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(RNS) — In the days after Donald Trump's surprise election in 2016, conservative evangelical Christians made clear their high expectations for the president they had helped put into office.
NEW YORK (AP) — A provision that would have freed churches to make political endorsements has been dropped from the Republican tax overhaul, dashing the hopes of a segment of religious conservatives on what has been a key issue to the Trump...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator taking part in talks on the GOP tax package says a provision allowing churches to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status won't be in the final bill.
(RNS) — At issue is tax-deductible electioneering — and the whole nonprofit world is in play.
(RNS) — Permitting tax-exempt churches to engage in partisan politicking would throw untold millions — even billions is no exaggeration — of dark money into U.S. elections.
It's not just about endorsing a candidate from the pulpit.
A small change would allow pastors to do what some of them have been doing all along, with impunity.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Churches would gain the right to endorse political candidates and still retain their tax-free status under a provision in House Republicans' tax overhaul plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump assured a high-profile gathering of Christian conservatives that his administration will defend religious organizations, promising a return to traditional American values.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Changing the law would threaten the integrity and independence of houses of worship,' they wrote.
(RNS) — The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted last week to keep language in the proposed budget bill that would add teeth to President Trump's May 4 executive order asking the IRS not to enforce the Johnson Amendment.
(RNS) The interview with the host of 'The 700 Club' comes as new evidence of possible collusion with the Russians to influence the 2016 election was released.
(RNS) Many religious leaders were eager to see this 1954 law weakened. Others wanted to see it preserved.
(RNS) A look at the president's first 100 days as they relate to religion and people of faith — and more policies that affect religion that are on the way.