Today in Irony: A Church Spreads Good Morals by Breaking the Law

Many religious groups don’t seem to get how the system works. It’s really pretty simple. The government doesn’t tax them as long as they stay out of politics. That temptation is hard to resist… In Texas, a church is being investigated for violating Texas’ election laws and possibly the federal tax code. The Texas law [Read More...]

FEC Releases Records That Show Catholic Non-Profit’s GOP Robocalls

A trio of FEC commissioners just issued a statement urging a penalty for a religious group that violated disclosure requirements. To understand why they were concerned and how the FEC in general got it wrong, we have to go back a few years. During the 2008 presidential election, a group called Informed Catholic Citizens (their website [Read More...]

Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Stop North Carolina From Using ‘Pro-Life’ License Plates

North Carolina has decided to compete with Georgia in the license plate arena. The North Carolina legislature approved a license plate which would read “Choose Life.”* Yesterday, a federal judge put a stop to this nonsense with a preliminary injunction. Katherine Lewis Parker, Legal Director of the ACLU North Carolina Legal Foundation (which argued against [Read More...]


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