501c4 organizations

IRS Doubles Down on Lawbreaking w/ Regulation to Kill Free Speech

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Washington Examiner

The IRS' illegal conduct has a scope and breadth that is unsurpassed, making it the biggest lawbreaker in the nonprofit arena. Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects.

The IRS Secret Police?

L. Brent Bozell III, National Review Online

Proposed IRS rules for nonprofits seek to curb the free speech of Obama's political opponents.

The Enforcement Arm of the Democratic Party

Yesterday's testimony about the past abuses of taxpayers by the IRS was compelling, but the two most important takeaways for limited government constitutional conservatives were that the abuse is still going on and Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress and the bureaucracy are trying to institutionalize it. Click here to submit your comment to the government opposing Obama's attempt to deprive conservatives of their First Amendment rights.

Stop The IRS From Discriminating Against Conservatives

New proposed IRS regulations would restrict any criticism of an incumbent federal, state, or local politician within 30 days of a primary or 60 days of a general election and effectively require groups to remove any reference to politicians from their websites during these windows. But the new proposal would exempt the unions that are the biggest financial and volunteer supporters of Democratic Party candidates.

Conservative Groups Urge Congress to Reject New IRS Rule

Tim Shoemaker, Campaign for Liberty

55 conservative and free market organizations urged Congress to reject a newly proposed IRS rule targeting 501(c)(4) organizations. The draconian rules will effectively muzzle 501(c)4 groups in the run-up to Nov.’s elections while unfairly exempting labor unions that support liberal candidates and causes.