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  • In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

    According to a story on Politico.com, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax exempt money for political purposes, they appear to be getting away with it. Pastors argue that the law infringes on their 1st Amendment right of free speech.
  • Contenders face off in House race

    Contenders face off in House race
    Opponents for the local congressional election next week offered their views on issues facing the area and the nation, from bipartisanship to gun control. Both political parties are beholden to special interests and well-funded industry lobbyists, said...

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...

    Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added

    Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added
    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...

    In Theory: Are worship centers good polling places?

    Houses of worship have been used as polling places across America since the earliest days of our nation. One Florida church, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, however, after this month will no longer open its doors to voters on election days after...