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Pastors vs. IRS -- Do You Want to Pay for Right-Wing Lobbying?

Joshua Shulman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Joshua Shulman

Some pastors in San Diego are making the news with their plans to intentionally defy the IRS on October 7, in a supposed stand for freedom of religion.

Cash-Strapped Cities Look To Tax Churches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) When a community needs to rebuild crumbling roads, should houses of worship pay fees for the number of...

Why The Campaign For Politics In The Pulpit Is A Bad Idea

K. Hollyn Hollman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
K. Hollyn Hollman

Despite IRS efforts, some preachers continue to direct their parishioners in the voting booth, including some who proclaim that a political party or particular candidate is the choice of God.

Are Religious Groups Hiding Behind The Tax Code?

Religion News Service | By Tom Ehrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tom Ehrich Religion News Service (RNS) There are moves afoot to unleash clergy as political commentators. The aim is to let clergy use their pu...