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Visit the AU FAQ to see what does (and doesn't) constitute a violation of church-state separation.



Religious Right groups frequently imply that houses of worship can engage in partisan politicking without fear of violating federal tax law.

This is not true!

Churches, temples and mosques must refrain from outright electioneering. It is not the job of religious leaders to tell people which candidates to vote for or not vote for.

The law is clear: The Internal Revenue Code states that all section 501(c)(3) organizations