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This Conservative Group Fought IRS for Years. Now a Court’s Given It a Victory

VIRGINIA ALLEN, THE DAILY SIGNAL Last month, Judge Reggie Walton ruled in favor of True the Vote, a conservative voting rights group that first sued...

Withholding taxes began June 9, 1943

American Minute with Bill Federer Withholding taxes from paychecks began JUNE 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get...

April 15th Income Tax Deadline

American Minute with Bill Federer     On APRIL 15, 1865, President Lincoln died. He was shot the night before in Ford's Theater. On APRIL 15, 1912, the...

More Lerner Emails, More Evidence of Washington Directed Targeting, Cover-Up

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ New emails from Lois Lerner and other top IRS officials at the center of the targeting of conservative groups provide even more...

Americans Targeted by the Obama Administration’s IRS Deserve Justice

Matthew Clark, ACLJ May 10th marks the one year anniversary of the admission that the Obama Administration’s IRS was responsible for targeting conservative Americans. This unlawful...

IRS Chief Calls for a Redo on Proposed Anti-Free Speech Tax-Exempt Rules

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ The IRS appears to be backing down – for now – from its ill-conceived, and blatantly unconstitutional, attempt to restrict the free...

Timeline of Targeting: The Evidence Mounts Against the IRS’s Lois Lerner

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Today, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to recommend criminal charges against Lois Lerner. The Committee’s letter to the Justice Department documents...

Left Still Wants to Use the IRS as a Political Weapon

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010, recognizing that citizens who chose to exercise their freedom of...

House Report on Former IRS Official Lois Lerner

FREE SPEECH, ACLJ (Washington, DC) - The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which represents 41 organizations in a federal lawsuit challenging the IRS,...

3 Important Questions Lois Lerner Raised about the IRS Targeting Without Saying a Word

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Lois Lerner – the former senior IRS official at the heart of the IRS targeting scandal – once again pleaded the Fifth...

The IRS: The Government’s Most Pathetic Agency

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ As Lois “Not Even a Smidgen of Corruption” Lerner asserts her Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination yet again, it’s useful to take a bit broader...

ACLJ: Former IRS Official Lois Lerner Continues to Stonewall

AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE (Washington, DC) - The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which represents 41 organizations in a federal lawsuit...

Partial Victory? No New IRS Rules Before the 2014 Elections

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ The Washington Times has just reported a key development in the battle against IRS censorship. The IRS may be backing down: The IRS said Wednesday...

Lois Lerner Recalled to Testify About IRS Targeting Scandal

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ In an important development, congressional investigators have announced that they will recall former top IRS official Lois Lerner to testify about the...

ACLJ Files Objections to the IRS New Anti-Speech Regulations

Miles Terry, ACLJ.org Last Friday, the ACLJ launched the next phase of its opposition to the IRS targeting scheme by filing a formal objection to...

The tax-exemption rip-off

How your tax dollars help radicals attack our energy, industries, jobs and living standards By Nick Nichols If you believe future IRS abuses will be prevented...

IRS Gives Prisoners Millions in Tax Returns

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES While law-abiding citizens get slammed with higher taxes, incarcerated criminals who prepare fraudulent returns are getting tens of millions of dollars from the...

Tea Party Tax-Exempt Status Report: Victory after Victory

MILES TERRY, ACLJ Many Tea Party and conservatives groups that were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) earlier this year have won tax-exempt status...

Independent Tax Preparers Fight IRS Power Grab

INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington, Va.—New Years is rapidly approaching, and with it come sweeping new regulations that could force tens of thousands of Americans out...

IRS Gives Pass to Churches, More Pastors Speak Out

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has officially reported what Liberty Counsel has been saying all along: The IRS...

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Romanian Churches Petition to U.S. Supreme Court

LIBERTY COUNSEL Liberty Counsel filed a petition for cert asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church and Logos Baptist Ministries...

King v. Burwell: A Clear Example of Legislating from the Bench

MICHAEL F. CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett have renewed interest in the 2015 case King v. Burwell. In...

1619 – The Left’s final assault on America

~Their 1619 Project would eviscerate, denigrate and replace American history with racist lies~ Scot Faulkner Leftists have launched what they hope can be their final assault...

Safety Issues Tied to Police Cutbacks

BY T.F. STERN The public is starting to realize that using the Police Department as a ‘whipping boy’ for all the ills of society has...