As an example, pastor Gus Booth of Warroad Community Church in Warroad, Minnesota believes that
if you're a Christian, you cannot support a candidate like Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton.Booth has already told the 150 members of his church as much in a sermon in May. This weekend several other similar sermons will be delivered to church congregations around the country.
It's all part of a nationwide effort called the Pulpit Initiative led by Focus on the Family's legal activism arm, the Alliance Defense Fund. Says ADF attorney Erik Stanley,
if the IRS chooses to come after these churches, we will sue the IRS in federal court.You can read more about this action in the transcript of a NPR news article that aired last night.