Profile image
By Selwyn Duke (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Trump Says Churches Could be Involved in Politics — He’s Right

Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:02
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

954801_blogBy Selwyn Duke

Should churches and other nonprofits be allowed to participate in political campaigns and endorse or attack candidates? President Trump thinks so and recently vowed to “totally destroy” the law banning such activity.

If this appears a violation of America’s founding principles, consider that for most of our history there was no such prohibition. It began with the 1954 “Johnson Amendment” (JA), which wasn’t even born of principle. Rather, then-senator Lyndon Johnson pushed the legislation to prevent a wealthy opponent from using a nonprofit against him in a senatorial election.

Read the rest here

http://www.selwynduke.com” target=”_blank”Selwyn Duke is a writer, columnist and public speaker whose work has been published widely online and in print, on both the local and national levels. He has been featured on the Rush Limbaugh Show and has been a featured guest more than 50 times on the award-winning Michael Savage Show. His work has appeared in Pat Buchanan’s magazine The American Conservative, at WorldNetDaily.com and he writes regularly for The New American



Source: http://selwynduke.typepad.com/selwyndukecom/2017/02/trump-says-churches-could-be-involved-in-politics-hes-right.html

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Total 2 comments
  • Fokofpoes

    *Could* be? They already are, what the fuck, churches and abrahamic religion serve virtually no purpose other than for politics, which is why it is entirely bullshit.

    Trump is proposing that they be allowed to exercise even MORE bullhist.

    • Fokofpoes

      *bullshit

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.