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Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Church and state

Posted By on Tue, Nov 7, 2006 at 12:50 PM

Americans United for Separation of Church and State announces that it has asked the IRS to investigate four churches for electioneering (thus jeopardizing their tax-exempt status). The complaints cover two Democrats and two Republicans hosted by churches. Yes, there's an Arkansas angle.

  • Lakeview Assembly of God, Hot Springs, Ark.: The church hosted Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson on Oct. 15. It placed an ad in the local newspaper inviting people to hear Hutchinson speak, identifying him as the GOP candidate. Hutchinson's Democratic opponent was not on the program.

 

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