Posts Tagged ‘Charles Grassley’

Government-Sponsored Religion, Tax Funding of Religion

South Carolina state officials have rejected a Christian television network’s tax-exempt status after discovering it brings in $39 million in profit, a Charlotte news station reports.

The Inspiration Network, a 24-hour-a day network that preaches “prosperity gospel” to more than 54 million U.S. households via cable and satellite, will begin paying nearly $800,000 in property taxes this October. […] Read More

Religious Right Research

Is the Religious Right a spent force in American politics?

Ask U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa).

According to The Washington Times, “Evangelical Christians in Iowa, dominant in the state’s Republican Party, have denied…Grassley his request for a place on the state’s delegation to this summer’s Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.”

Times political writer Ralph Hallow reported yesterday […] Read More