Alan Leigh Armstrong
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Wed Nov 21 17:33:21 PST 2001
I see no problem at all. The limit should be on candidate endorsement by
non-profits and letting the candidate speak at the non-profit about a
It seems that the churches get in trouble when the pastor talks against a
liberal but not when a liberal candidate (Jesse Jackson, Al Gore, etc.) talk
at a church.
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> From: Eugene Volokh <volokh at mail.law.ucla.edu>
> Reply-To: Law & Religion issues for Law Academics
> <RELIGIONLAW at listserv.ucla.edu>
> Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 15:45:38 -0500
> To: RELIGIONLAW at listserv.ucla.edu
> Subject: Re: religious favoritism?
> Why shouldn't the leader of a nonreligious association (ACLU, NRA, etc.)
> likewise be able to tell his members that a politician's position is
> inconsitent with the association's beliefs ("e.g., you should not vote for a
> known violator of civil rights"), without losing the exemption?
> Alan Armstrong:
>> I thought Congress was going to repeal the law that Johnson got passed
>> before he was president.
>> A preacher should be able to tell the congregation that a politician's
>> position is inconsistent with the religious organization's belief without
>> losing the exemption.
>> e.g. "You should not vote for a known sinner. Adultery is a sin and Joe
>> Shmoe has committed adultery."
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