- Chapter 4 in Grobman, An Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector1
- Chapter 1 in W. Jeffrey Garson, Donald W. Kramer, and Roberta M. Snow, Nonprofit Leadership & the Law2 (the PDF for this is on iCollege under “Content”.)
Written response question
Why did Congress prohibit tax-exempt charities from engaging in partisan political activity? Are there reasons to think that this prohibition is unwise in every case? Why did Congress prohibit “substantial lobbying” rather than all lobbying? Why is some amount of nonprofit political lobbying okay? (Answer in ≈150 words.)
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Gary M. Grobman, An Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century, 6th ed. (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: White Hat Communications, 2021). ↩︎
W. Jeffrey Garson, Donald W. Kramer, and Roberta M. Snow, Nonprofit Leadership & the Law: A Handbook for Boards and Executives (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 2000). ↩︎