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“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.”
― Patrick Henry
Dr. James Dobson was a guest on the Hannity show Friday night to talk about the treatment his Christian, pro-family, group, Family Talk Actiongot from the IRS when they applied for a 501(c)(4), a process he said “went on and on and on” for 19 months.
When his lawyer called the IRS to find out what the problem was, an IRS rep named Medley told him, “we don’t think we’re going to approve your application.” When he asked, why, she answered, "because you’re a right wing organization, and you’re political, and you’ve been critical of the President and we don’t think you give other people an opportunity to express their views, and besides that – you’re not educational.” An answer Dr. Dobson took great umbrage at.
“Do you want to rewrite your application and resubmit it?” she asked Dobson's lawyer. He answered, “no, we’ll just have to litigate”, and about eight days later they got their 501(c)(4).