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IRS Censoring 501(c)(4)s, Part 3: The First Amendment Chokehold & Steps Forward

IRS Censoring 501(c)(4)s, Part 3: The First Amendment Chokehold & Steps Forward

[Editor’s note: Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on OCR.] The IRS Promulgates Rules Designed to Choke the First Amendment After the intense media scrutiny that followed the revelations of the nature and extent of the IRS plan to target Center-Right groups and the resulting Congressional investigations, the IRS and the

Tilting at Ducks – A New Year’s Resolution for Conservatives

Blasting across the free speech scene like a red neck during hunting season, Phil Robertson, patriarch of the family that stars on the A&E reality television show Duck Dynasty, created a feather storm of controversy as he (rather graphically) shared his views about homosexual marriage with GQ Magazine. Facebook news feeds from metropolitan LA to

The First Amendment for a ‘Christian Nation’

America’s national pastime is no longer baseball; it’s litigation. And it’s that time of the year when our litigation specifically turns to mangers, evergreen trees, and school band music. The frenzy to eliminate all aspects of Christmas as a religious event has produced both legitimate concerns as well as paranoia. So it is not surprising

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