Editorials


Op-EdS

The Hill - Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe & Rabbi David Fox Sandmel, Two Faiths, But One Mind on Keeping Politics Out of the Pews

Messenger-Inquirer - Rev. Micah Spicer, Sanctuaries Should Be Houses of Prayer, Not Dens of Partisanship

U.S. News & World Report - Stephen Spaulding, Keep Charities Charitable

Miami HeraldFabiola Santiago, For God's Sake, Republicans! Preaching Politics from Pulpit is an Atrocious Idea

Texas Baptists Life - Ferrell Foster, Why the Johnson Amendment Protects Your Church

Houston Chronicle - Very Rev. Barkley Thompson, Rev. Tommy Williams, Rev. Dr. Steve Wells, Why Churches Shouldn't Endorse Political Candidates

The Daily Astorian - Rev. Bill Van Nostran, Johnson Amendment is Worth Saving

Arkansas Democrat & GazetteStephanie Ellis and Megan J. Pike, Leave Law as It Is

The Des Moines Register - Rev. Alejandro Alfaro-Santiz, Why 4,000 Church Leaders Want to Keep Politics Out of the Pulpit

The Herald-Sun - Jennifer Copeland, Protect Johnson Amendment

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Rev. Stephen Copley, Keep It Separation: Pulpit No Place for Partisanship 

The Hill - Karen Gano & Tim Delaney, Congress, Defend the Common Law and Common Sense of Nonpartisanship

The Huffington Post - Rev. Timothy McDonald, Destroying the Johnson Amendment Helps Special Interests, Not Churches

The Houston Chronicle - Rev. Scott Moore, Protect the Johnson Amendment

The Dallas Morning News -  Rev. George Mason & Rabbi David Stern, A Repeal of the Johnson Amendment Would Sadly Bring Politics into Houses of Worship

The Bangor Daily News - Tiffany Muller,  Repealing the Johnson Amendment Would Turn Churches into Super PACs

MinnPost - Kristi Rendahl, Why Congress Shouldn't Repeal or Weaken the Johnson Amendment

The Hagerstown Herald-Mail - Rev. Don Stevenson, The Political Pulpit

The Forward - Rabbi Jack Moline, Ban on Partisan Pulpits Is Key to Protecting Religious Freedom

 

The New Hampshire Union Leader - Kathleen Reardon, NH Nonprofits Should Remain Nonpartisan

The Bismarck Tribune - Dana Schaar Jahne & Kevin Dvorak, Keep Nonprofits Nonpartisan

ational Catholic Reporter Pat Perriello, Johnson Amendment Did Churches a Favor

AL Dot Com - Rev. Robert Wilkerson, Politics and Churches Are Best Left Separate

Crux - Father Matthew Schneider, Churches Shouldn’t Endorse Candidates, Even If the Law Allowed

The News and Observer - Richard M. Clerkin, Repealing the Johnson Amendment Could Lead to Reduced Donations to Churches and Charities

The Wichita Eagle - Davis Merritt, Religion As a Cover for Dark Money

The Atlantic - Rabbi David Wolpe, A Rabbi Defends the Johnson Amendment

Newsweek - Philip Hackney & Betty M. Phillips, Trump May Upend Nonprofits With Vow to "Destroy" Johnson Amendment

The Houston Chronicle - Randall Balmer, Religion Flourishes in the United States Because We Keep It Separate from Government

U.S. News & World Report - Alan Brownstein, Congressional Caution Is Needed

The Winston-Salem Journal - Rev. Charles Francis Wilson, President Trump's Threat to Religious Freedom

Cleveland Jewish News - Rabbi Steven L. Denker, A Primer on the Johnson Amendment

Religion News Service - Amanda Tyler, Politicize Our Charities and Churches? No, Thanks

The Washington Post - Ellen Aprill, Trump Wants to Force You – the Taxpayer – to Pay for Campaigning from the Pulpit

The Los Angeles Times - Randall Balmer, Don't Listen to the Complainers on the Religious Right. We Need the Johnson Amendment

New York Times - Steven Waldman, How Trump Would Corrupt the Pulpit

Time Magazine - Rabbi David Wolpe, Why Religious Leaders Should Not Endorse Candidates


Commentary

Clarion Ledger - Rev. Jill Barnes Buckley and Rev. Dr. Robert William Lowry, Partisanship Threatens Mississippi Hospitality 

Winona Daily News - Jim Hightower, Turning Churches into Super PACs

The Island Packet - Rabbi Brad L. Bloom, Faith in Action: How Donald Trump Is Putting Clergy in a Difficult Position

Heritage Fellowship - Rev. Matt Sapp, The Johnson Amendment and the Christian Voice in the Public Sphere

 

The Missoulian - Rev. Jean Larson, Community of Faith: On Religious Liberty and the Johnson Amendment

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier - Karris Golden, Line Between Churches, Politics Necessary

U.S. News & World Report Roger Colinvaux, Keep Dark Money Out of Charity

The Chicago Tribune - Cal Thomas, Be Careful What You Wish For

The Rexburg Standard Journal - Matthew Whoolery, Why We Need the Johnson Amendment