The Politically-Active Church

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Douglas H. Cook

Regent University - School of Law

Date Written: 2004


Churches that exist as 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entities are prohibited by the Internal Revenue Code from engaging in political candidate support activities. This article proposes that a church could form a sister 501(c)(4) organization to engage in those candidate activities.

Suggested Citation

Cook, Douglas H., The Politically-Active Church (2004). Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, p. 457, 2004, Available at SSRN:

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