Keep your religion out of my politics!

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    Anyone else think it's a good idea for pastors to preach politics from the pulpit?

    Sure.............the preachers DO have freedom of speech, and can talk about anything that they want, but if they do so politically by urging congregation members to vote for a certain candidate, they should also lose their tax exempt status.

    It's been in the tax code since 1954 (58 years), so why are they starting this up now? Why didn't they bitch about it before?

    Oh yeah..........that's right.............it wasn't until the GOP was co-opted by the tea party that this became important.

    I say let them preach what they want, but if they violate the law, they should lose their tax exempt status as of that day.
     
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    Jesus you are a moron. They've been doing that for decades.
     
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    Any pastor can preach politics from the pulpit if the church gives up its tax exemption.
     
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    No, the IRS has told these preachers that they will lose their tax exempt status if they endorse a certain candidate from the pulpit.

    I say let them lose it if they preach politics.
     
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    ABS, you just come out of a decades old coma?
     
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    Or maybe shitcan the tax code and let the clergy speak freely.
     
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    Amen! However, it seems to be getting worse instead of better.
     
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    ABS, you work for the IRS?

    In a previous incarnation, were you a member of the 'Hitler Youth'?
     
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    Yep,

    Keep islam and their sick ways out of my fucking life.
     
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