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Will Politics From the Pulpit Affect the Vote?

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October 12, 2004, ABC News

“If a pastor were to say the words ‘vote’ and ‘Bush’ or ‘Kerry’ in the same sentence, they are likely to have trouble from the IRS,” said Anthony Picarello, president and general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a law firm dedicated to protecting the free expression of religious groups.