Endangered Speeches-How the ACLU, IRS & LBJ Threaten Free Speech
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By William J. Federer
"The Church is the conscience of the State," wrote Martin Luther King, Jr., but is it anymore? With threats of Hate Crime Legislation and the Fairness Censorship Doctrine, find out how churches used to speak on public issues, but are afraid to now? Read how pastors previously endorsed candidates and spoke on political issues such as slavery, war, prohibition, child labor, women’s suffrage, Sunday blue laws and civil rights? What was originally meant by “separation of church & state”? When and how did things "change"? Read how Congress in 1913 created the IRS with its 501(c)3 status for non-profit organizations, and then limited them in 1919 and 1939. Find out why Lyndon B. Johnson amended the 1954 IRS Code to restrict 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations?