HR 235 was introduced to liberate clergy from the muzzle imposed by the absolute ban on all speech that may be regarded as "political," and thereby enable them to speak out on all vital and moral and political questions of the day. It will free houses of worship from the fear and anxiety and uncertainty created by the threat that the IRS will impose financial penalties or revoke tax-exempt status altogether.
Two new articles in support of HR 235 have been released on the SBC Baptist Press News Website.
These American leaders have expressed their written support to the Free Speech Restoration Act.
One day after Congressman Walter Jones announced the opening of www.hr235.org, support is rolling in! Read some of the initial comments.
It will free houses of worship from the fear and anxiety and uncertainty created by the threat that the IRS will impose financial penalties or revoke tax-exempt status althogether
For purposes of IRC Section 501(c)(3), legislative activities and political activities are two different things, and are subject to two different sets of rules. The latter is an absolute bar.
The list of co-sponsors for the Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act continues to grow! See the complete list here.