Top Republicans including Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, House speaker John Boehner, and House majority leader Eric Cantor are calling on the newly installed Internal Revenue Service commissioner to withdraw a proposed rule regulating tax-exempt 501(c)(4) groups, charging that it would muzzle the groups’ right to free speech. The GOP leaders say that the IRS, which last May admitted to singling out conservative groups for improper scrutiny, is attempting once again to silence them, this time in the runup to the 2014 midterm elections.
And, no surprise, the bureaucrats have been using stealth tactics to try to ramrod this new rule through. After all, the IRS has been harassing conservative groups for quite awhile. Experts tell us that these new rules will hamstring 501(c)(4) groups — and they may also handcuff other types of nonprofit groups. Read the whole article above.
Then, let the government know what you think. Go to the website wewillnotbesilenced.org. You can click on a link there that takes you to the government web site that is collecting comments. Refer to IRS REG-134417-13. Tell the bureaucrats that it infringes on our right of free speech, and tell them to keep the IRS from attacking our rights.
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