Religion

Churches Defy Curbs on Political Speech

Roughly 1,000 pastors challenged IRS rules on Sunday

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Sunday morning, as congregation members finished the last song of praise and took their seats, the pastors of Encourager Church opened the sermon on forbidden ground: politics.

"I live my life from a biblical perspective and God is not silent on any issue in this year's election," Associate Pastor Fernando Ruata told the audience.

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