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Welcome to Studio ASC — a place to explore the many faces of justice, compassion, activism and love in the world today. A monthly podcast from All Saints Church in Pasadena that looks within and without the church to understand the ways in which faith and perseverance can heal the world. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on your journey of faith, there is something here for you. Join us!

Dec 14, 2017

With the release of the GOP Budget Bill the Johnson Amendment is back in the news. For those who need a quick refresher, the Johnson Amendment (named for Lyndon Johnson back when he was a Senator) prohibits all 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations (including churches) from endorsing, opposing or fundraising for political candidates. It is what the IRS accused All Saints of violating back in 2005 and it is [a] what we successfully argued we had not violated and [b] we still support.

So we're presenting this recent segment from our podcast "Studio ASC" with Mike Kinman and Susan Russell discussing the nuances and ramifications of the Johnson amendment -- and why All Saints Church continues to support it in the wake of these renewed efforts to eliminate it.

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