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Curb abuses of 501(c)4 status


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 02, 2013

~~<p>America was founded, in large part, on the principle of free speech. At election time (a season which seems to have greatly expanded), there's been more and more political speech. That comes thanks to the loosening of the campaign spending restrictions enabled by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling.</p>
<p>Along with unrestricted spending through corporate and organizational PACs, the noise in the political arena has grown louder through the participation of nonprofit entities known by the section of the tax code that authorized them: 501(c)4.</p>
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America was founded, in large part, on the principle of free speech. At election time (a season which seems to have greatly expanded), there's been more and more political speech. That comes thanks to the loosening of the campaign spending restrictions enabled by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling.

Along with unrestricted spending through corporate and organizational PACs, the noise in the political arena has grown louder through the participation of nonprofit entities known by the section of the tax code that authorized them: 501(c)4. Login for more...



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