What is Pulpit Freedom Sunday All About?

Townhall - September 14, 2011
Opinion Editorial

"Far from being a publicity stunt or an attempt to ram political candidates down the throats of their congregants, these pastors have taken part in Pulpit Freedom Sunday as a means to bring a constitutional challenge against the Internal Revenue Service’s censorship of what they can say from the pulpit. This happens to be about candidates and elections, but the point is one of quintessential free speech: whether the average person believes a pastor should talk about candidates and elections from the pulpit or not, it’s not the government’s job to make the decision."  Read article >>

Erik Stanley
ADF Senior Legal COunsel