Wrapping itself in the cloak of 'religious freedom,' the current administration, supported by many conservative members of Congress, has overtly pursued repeal of the Johnson Amendment, an oft-cited clause in the Internal Revenue Code that prohibits certain nonprofit organizations from endorsing political candidates or making campaign contributions. The consequences of deregulating the prohibition on tax-deductible political donations could imperil our country's traditions of electoral process.
Lighting the Way: The Johnson Amendment Stands Strong against Dark Money in Politics,
Emory Corp. Governance & Accountability Rev.
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