Does federal law allow churches to lobby for or against legislation, ballot initiatives, or referenda?
Yes. Learn more about what churches can do by reading our Campaign Finance Law FAQ.
The Good Fight
Affirming marriage in North Carolina hinged on individual courage and a rock-solid alliance.
Case: Canyon Ferry Road Baptist Church v. Unsworth
"An unregulated, unregistered press is important to our democracy. So are unregulated, unregistered churches. Churches have played an important – no, an essential – part in the democratic life of the United States.... Is it necessary to evoke…historic struggles and the great constitutional benefits won for the country by its churches in order to decide this case of petty bureaucratic harassment?"