Wednesday, March 22, 2006

CHURCH STATE: You have to be kidding, right?

You can't really blame the NY Times for this report.
Weeks after the Internal Revenue Service announced a crackdown on political activities by churches and other tax-exempt organizations, a coalition of nonprofit conservative groups is holding training sessions to enlist Pennsylvania pastors in turning out voters for the November elections.

Experts in tax law said the sessions, organized by four groups as the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, could test the promises by the tax agency to step up enforcement of the law that prohibits such activity by exempt organizations.
The see-saw reports from the media and the IRS could confuse even the Holy Spirit. Like reports from research labs on coffee, one day it's okay to speak on social issues related to church teachings and polity, the next day it's not.

I don't get it, if anyone does, please tell us how this is supposed to work until the next time the IRS changes its mind.

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HT: Christian Headlines

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