IRS shouldn’t ban clergy endorsements, commission says | Tennessean on

Bob Smietana of the Tennessean on At the same time, activists have tried to pick a court fight over the rules. Last year, more than 1,600 pastors preached sermons aimed at challenging the IRS during “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” organized by the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Alliance Defending Freedom. The Madison, Wisc.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation sued the federal agency in an attempt to get it to enforce the clergy endorsement ban.