Americans View Pastors’ Political Endorsements As ‘Inappropriate’


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said his pledge to let churches and other religious institutions endorse political candidates without losing their tax-exempt status is “my greatest contribution to Christianity and other religions.”

And the Republican Party has made the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, the statute that prohibits it, part of its platform.

But Americans overwhelmingly view pastors making endorsements from the pulpit as inappropriate.

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