H.R. 2275 (110th): To restore the Free Speech and First Amendment rights of churches and exempt organizations by repealing the 1954 Johnson Amendment.
May 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Walter Jones Jr.
Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 10, 2007
Length: 2 pages
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- 5/10/2007--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the prohibition against churches and other tax-exempt organizations participating in political campaigns or supporting or opposing candidates for public office. Provides that this ...
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Last Action: Dec 7, 2011
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