Pulpit Freedom Sunday was, its organizers proclaimed, a success. At more than 1,500 churches around the country — mostly, it seemed from small communities outside the big cities — preachers defied the Internal Revenue Service this past Sunday and preached politics from the pulpit.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Hundreds of pastors are expected to openly violate the law this Sunday and preach politics from the pulpit. Faith should be more prophetic than partisan.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: A growing movement of churches openly disobeys federal law banning them from partisan politics. If churches boost a candidate, they shouldn’t be tax-exempt.