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Trump’s Vow to “Destroy” Johnson Amendment Could Wreak Havoc on Charitable World

posted on February 13, 2017

For The Conversation, Philip Hackney and Brian Mittendorf write that if President Trump acts on his vow to remove the Johnson Amendment, charities could see a significant decline in contributions. They write, “Many fear that blurring the lines between goals intended to serve the general public and those aimed at special interests would undermine public trust in charities and ultimately even put the charitable deduction at risk.” They point out that Congress seems reluctant to remove the entirety of the amendment.


Read at The Conversation