IRSPowerGrab.com: Don't Let the IRS Gut the First Amendment!

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The IRS confessed to targeting conservative groups in a stunning abuse of power.

Nobody has been held accountable for these outrageous abuses.  Indeed, the apparent ringleader of the suppression scheme, Lois Lerner, was granted six months of paid administrative leave and then allowed to retire with her full pension!

The IRS now proposes not to rectify its own misbehavior, but to blame the victims and codify its own misdeeds by adopting draconian limitations on the free speech rights of 501(c)4 social welfare groups. An unprecedented outpouring of public opposition put over 140,000 comments in the docket opposing this rule.

The proposed regulations would restrict groups from engaging in voter registration drives, candidate debates, voter guides, voting records and key votes.  They would restrict any criticism of an incumbent federal, state, or local politician within 30 days of a primary or 60 days of a general election and effectively require groups to remove any reference to politicians from their websites during these windows.  They even distort the definition of "candidate" to include appointees, so groups weighing in on executive or judicial nominations would be restricted.

The House has passed HR3865 to stop the rule on a strong bipartisna vote. But the Senate refuses to act!

Tell your senators: "Stop the IRS's effort to gut the First Amendment!"

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The I.R.S should be tagged and bagged.
Enough. We need smaller Government. Government clearly cannot be trusted when it feels it has the power. The power is still with the People. We will say what we want.
If the federal government isn't stealing our hard earned money one way they will find a way thru resources gas prices, etc. This country needs to be run by the people and not some donkey running rampant making his own decisions as well as breaking our constitutional rights as AMERICAN CITIZENS
If the federal government isn't stealing our hard earned money one way they will find a way thru resources gas prices, etc. This country needs to be run by the people and not some donkey running rampant making his own decisions as well as breaking our constitutional rights as AMERICAN CITIZENS
The power grab is an assault on the Constitution & the freedoms the politicians swore to uphold.
When are these idiots in Washington going to wake up???
the IRS should not be Obama's pit bull // this is not russia and the KGB
Save our freedoms and our amendments // take down Obama who is running wild in DC
The American people DO NOT realize how very close we are to a totalitarian dictatorship. The American people need to wake up. Just strike up a conversation with anyone who emigrated from eastern Europe. They lived it. They see where this country is headed.
To limit conservative organizations the way you are proposing is taking away the right to free speech and to worship as we believe in our hearts. To do this at the request of some Congressmen because they want to silence their critics is even worse. That is part of the strength of our democracy, so that no group or single person becomes a dictator. What if this was reversed and you became the restricted ones. You would not tolerate it. I thought this was the land of the free and the brave., Many people risked their lives to immigrate here.