April 12, 2017

Roger Colinvaux, director, law and public policy program, was quoted in an Angelus News story on the consequences of a repeal of the Johnson Amendment.

 

... Repealing the Johnson amendment, either whole or in part, could have various other unintended consequences for both the Catholic Church and its many charitable organizations. 

“There are a lot of side effects to this that advocates of repeal have not thought through,” Roger Colinvaux at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., told Angelus News. He said even relaxing restrictions, such as exempting pastor’s sermons, pose similar problems to repeal. “It’s a very hard thing to tweak.” ...

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