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U.S. Churches Cautious on Politics to Keep Tax Exemptions

NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports on how churches must approach politics if they want to keep their tax exemptions. Discussing issues is fine, but endorsing or criticizing candidates by name is not.

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Barbara Bradley Hagerty is the religion correspondent for NPR, reporting on the intersection of faith and politics, law, science and culture. Her New York Times best-selling book, "Fingerprints of God: The Search for the Science of Spirituality," was published by Riverhead/Penguin Group in May 2009. Among others, Barb has received the American Women in Radio and Television Award, the Headliners Award and the Religion Newswriters Association Award for radio reporting.
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