Texas-based Pro-Life Revolution applied for 501(c)3 status with the IRS in January 2011--they received that status some 900 days later, on June 6, 2013 in a letter dated May 19. In a legally recorded call 14 months into an application process that was supposed to last no more than 270 days, Wan told Joseph:
The IRS recently apologized for targeting conservative groups with audits and investigations during the 2012 election. Apparently, the IRS targeted the groups because they had the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their names.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) has sent out a letter purporting to explain the law regarding "electioneering by nonprofit organizations." Those who receive it need to know it's full of inaccuracies and misstatements and is plainly intended to intimidate churches and pastors and to sideline their voices during this election season.
The battle over President Obama's abortion pill mandate does not show signs of letting up any time soon, and it manifests itself almost daily in various skirmishes.