A secular group opposed to excessive entanglement of church and state says a new prison seminary program set to begin this fall in Arkansas may be unconstitutional.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation has dropped its latest lawsuit claiming that a law granting a tax benefit to ministers of the gospel is unconstitutional.
A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled for the second time as unconstitutional an Internal Revenue Service provision which exempts clergy from paying taxes on portions of their income designated for housing.
A recent U.S. Supreme Court case may put such restrictions on shaky ground, say some legal observers.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation once again has filed a lawsuit claiming the IRS ministerial housing allowance is unconstitutional. The Wisconsin-based group that advocates separation of church and state from a secularist position sued April 6 in federal court. It…