Articles tagged Religious Freedom

IRS asked pro-life group about the content of its prayers

Click “like” if you are PRO-LIFE! WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2013 (Acton Institute) – IRS agents appear to need a refresher course on First Amendment freedoms. While applying for tax-exempt status in 2009, an Iowa-based pro-life group was asked by the agency to provide information about its members’ prayer meetings: On June 22, 2009, the Coalition for Life of Iowa received a letter from the IRS office in Cincinnati, Ohio, that oversees tax exemptions requesting details about how often members pray and whether their prayers are “considered educational.” “Please explain how all of your activities, including the prayer meetings held […]