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Christian leaders meet with White House to advocate for social programs, voting rights

US Joe Biden Apr 2021

Washington DC, US RNS Faith leaders representing a broad spectrum of Christian groups will meet with White House officials on Wednesday to advocate for voting rights and social programs they say protect the poor and vulnerable. The group, which is organised by the advocacy organisation Circle of Protection, includes influential Catholics, leaders of major Black […]

In the US, Johnson Amendment remains intact in latest omnibus spending bill

US Capitol

RNS The part of US tax law that prohibits houses of worship from engaging in explicit political activity will remain intact for now, despite concerns that Republican lawmakers would try to repeal it in the latest massive federal spending bill they released this week. The more than 60-year-old law, often referred to as the Johnson […]