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CUA Law Professor Roger Colinvaux was quoted in an August 2 article entitled "Trump Wants to Make Churches the New Super PACs," in The Atlantic. See Below.

Trump Wants to Make Churches the New Super PACs

The Atlantic 
August 2, 2016
Emma Green

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According to the Catholic University of America professor Roger Colinvaux, some critics have argued that the Amendment’s history is the best argument against it: Because it was an ad hoc measure written to satisfy one skilled legislator’s political needs, they say, it should be repealed. But, as Colinvaux wrote in 2012, this already was a long-standing issue by the time Johnson took it up—the legal limits around political activity for non-profit groups “had dogged charitable tax status from the inception of the federal-income-tax exemption for charitable organizations.”

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Roger Colinvaux  

Professor Roger Colinvaux's
Areas of Expertise

Tax-Exempt Organizations

Charitable Deduction

Political Activities of Nonprofits

For additional information about our professors' areas of speciality, see Professor Colinvaux's faculty page.