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Much Ado About Nothing: ADF’s Latest ‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’ Is Just A Distraction

Sunday was my 30th birthday, and the Religious Right got me a pretty rotten gift – the latest installment of the so-called “Pulpit Freedom Sunday.”

As you may recall, “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” was created in 2008 by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), an Arizona-based Religious Right legal outfit founded by right-wing radio and television preachers. The ADF says it has encouraged pastors to give sermons “that present biblical perspectives on the positions of electoral candidates.”   Read more

Useful Advice: IRS Officials Brief Pastors On Illegal Political Activity

The Conference of National Black Churches and the Congressional Black Caucus recently held a joint event for religious leaders that included presentations by top officials from the Internal Revenue Service about churches and politics. Read more