(RNS) — The failure to gut the law was celebrated by faith leaders and nonprofit groups who say it protects them from political coercion.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a deal to collect $180,000 in annual salary for part-time work from the legal charity he founded and ended up with a half-million-dollar stake in the group's headquarters, records and interviews show.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (RNS) Nearly a third of the $373 billion that Americans donated to charity last year went to religious organizations.
(RNS) Does the IRS discriminate against atheist groups? A federal court says "no."
(RNS) Current tax law requires all tax-exempt organizations, including American Atheists, to file a Form 990 financial report -- except churches and church-related organizations.
(RNS) Vision Forum Ministries was geared for a segment of evangelical and fundamentalist Christians who profess a traditionalist understanding of Scripture, sexuality and gender roles.
(RNS) Home schooling advocate Doug Phillips preaches a message of "biblical patriarchy," in which a man is called to "rule over his household" and "the God-ordained and proper sphere of dominion for a wife is the household."