Donald Trump: “If I am Elected I Will…” Get Rid of 501C (3) Which Placed a Muzzle on Pastors” — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

“Trump was successful in winning over a number of the pastors in attendance by promising that he would not only elect pro-life Supreme Court justices but also vowing to protect the First Amendment rights of churches and pastors.

Trump vowed to end a ban enacted in the Johnson Amendment of 1954 that punishes churches and other 501(c) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations by stripping them of their tax-exempt status if they engage in political activities or endorse candidates for public office.

In 1954, while he was a Senator from Texas, Lyndon Johnson got a bill through the Senate that would place a muzzle on pastors about speaking on political matters or risk losing their tax exempt status with the IRS. Pastors have been terrified of losing this status since that year. In a speech in NYC, Donald […]

via Donald Trump: “If I am Elected – I Will Get Rid of 501C (3) Which Placed a Muzzle on Pastors” — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

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