Chicago Sun-Times: BGA: Despite law, nonprofits contributed to politicians


“I’m frankly surprised there are so many instances because the law is so well known,” says Paul Ryan, deputy executive director of the Campaign Legal Center.

Ryan says his group, which pushes for campaign finance reform, typically hears complaints about not-for-profits mixing politics with their causes that are “a closer call” – such as preaching politics from the pulpit.

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