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Remember That Obama`s A Muslim Church Sign?

I-A-B posted a church sign from The Church In The Valley in Texas this weekend. Guess who might lose tax-exempt status.

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Remember That Obama`s A Muslim Church Sign?. I-A-B posted a church sign from The Church In The Valley in Texas this weekend. Guess who might lose tax-exempt status.
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Zeegrr60
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 1978 Posts
Saturday, October 27, 2012 4:41:56 AM
Vote to end Church's, Vote Sanity!

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17310 Posts
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 10:46:25 AM
patchgrabber: I have no problem with anyone engaging in politics, so long as they aren't advocating the overthrow of our democracy.

zombunny
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 2524 Posts
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 8:31:36 AM
Pay taxes or shut up.

patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5745 Posts
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:25:35 AM
@CJ: So it's ok for a church to engage in politics then? Or are you merely stating that in point of fact?

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17310 Posts
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 3:33:46 AM
The tax-exempt status of a church has been revoked by the IRS only once for engaging in overtly political activity, and that revocation was merely temporary.

It's clear that the IRS doesn`t want to be the `speech police`, as the only time it`s taken away the tax exempt status of a church it was very unpopular.

I could find one case where this action was taken against a church, way back in 1995. This rule has never been brought before the Supreme Court.

Groups have even tried to provoke the IRS into this action again, every year since 2008, and the IRS hasn`t responded.

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