Did you know that there is a congressional ban preventing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from researching gun violence? With approximately 30,000 gun related deaths per year, the rate of gun violence in the United States is unparalleled by any other country in the developed world, yet Congress continues to deny that it is a public health issue. The American Medical Association recognizes that the only way to save the thousands of lives affected by gun violence is by lifting the congressional ban so that the CDC can research gun violence and recommend appropriate action to help lower the death toll.
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Posted by Sara Matlin on May 24, 2017
Sus voces son fundamentales al proceso de cambio comunitario, pero en estos tiempos inciertos, ¿qué es permitido decir y hacer como representantes de organizaciónes 501(c)(3)?
Posted by Ronnie Pawelko on May 24, 2017
Do you have questions about working in coalitions composed of 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations? Is your 501(c)(3) organization thinking about forming a 501(c)(4) to engage in lobbying and political activities?
What happened to the Johnson Amendment? The Effect of Today’s Executive Order on Nonprofit OrganizationsPosted by Shyaam Subramanian on May 4, 2017
The Executive Order raises a host of questions for nonprofit organizations. Under what circumstances could the Department of Treasury consider religious organizations to be unlawfully supporting or opposing candidates?
Posted by Natalie Ossenfort on May 2, 2017
Does your 501(c)(3) organization want to speak up prior to an election? Do you hope to increase voter turnout, or educate candidates on the issues that matter most to your cause? While the tax code does prohibit public charities from supporting or opposing candidates, it does not require them to remain silent when elections take place.
Posted by Shyaam Subramanian on April 15, 2017
When the American Health Care Act (ACHA) was first publicly released on March 6, 2017, health advocacy groups across the country were alarmed at the devastating impacts the bill could have especially on people enrolled in Medicaid, lower-income seniors, and rural communities.