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Kentucky governor encourages pastors to break law and bring politics into church

Matt Bevin, governor of Kentucky and supporter of Donald Trump, is beseeching pastors from his state to ignore the federal law that says they may not endorse political candidates if their churches are to maintain their tax-exempt status. “Since 1954, do you know how many churches have lost their tax-exempt status because of political speeches?” he asked the crowd of 130 religious leaders he’d invited to the governor’s mansion (last month).
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