IRS Attempt to Bar Faith Based Organizations from Civic Engagement

The recent attempt by the IRS to restrict the First Amendment rights of 501(c)4 organizations was countered swiftly by Congressman J. Randy Forbes, co-chair of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, who recognized the dire consequences to faith based organizations.

Congressman J. Randy Forbes sent a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen stating, “A misunderstanding of the idea of separation of church and state often leads people to falsely conclude that faith-based organizations should be barred from civic engagement, when the spirit of this separation is actually to protect religious institutions from governmental pressure to alter religious belief or practice. In order for faith-based organizations to protect their freedom from government intrusion, they must be permitted to comment and engage on policies, regulations, and legislation that will affect them.” Read full article.

Join with us in prayer for our national and state leaders who are seeking to protect freedom. Let’s do our part to stand for the truth that our Founders intended for separation of church and state, not God and government.

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