Trump’s Religious Liberty EO Is Welcomed, But Lacks Teeth We Expected

//Trump’s Religious Liberty EO Is Welcomed, But Lacks Teeth We Expected

Trump’s Religious Liberty EO Is Welcomed, But Lacks Teeth We Expected

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com

President Trump is to be commended for extending his support to religious liberty as the preeminent constitutional right. Regrettably, the executive order is lacking in the kind of teeth that we expected; the leaked draft that became available in February offered greater detail.

The most specific part of the executive order deals with the Johnson Amendment. This provision allows the IRS to challenge the tax-exempt status of churches and religious non-profit organizations if they endorse candidates for public office, or become directly involved in the political process. Evangelical leaders pushed to have this ban repealed. READ MORE HERE


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By | 2017-05-05T16:52:32+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Categories: In the News|Comments Off on Trump’s Religious Liberty EO Is Welcomed, But Lacks Teeth We Expected