Free Speech Fairness Act Reintroduced in House

Representative Scalise brought the bill back up to the 117th Congress.

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was joined by Representatives Jody Hice of Georgia and Mike Johnson of Louisiana in reintroducing the Free Speech Fairness Act. The bill was first introduced in February of 2019 and seeks to eliminate the Johnson Amendment. This legislation would restore the First Amendment rights of religious leaders and 501c(3) employees.

Representative Scalise said, “Our bill aims to repeal the Johnson Amendment to ensure that religious and nonprofit leaders will no longer face IRS bullying and threats just for exercising their right to free speech under the First Amendment. Freedom of speech is what makes America the freest nation in the world. No one should be restricted from speaking freely about the issues that affect each and every American family simply because of the job they hold or the religious views they share.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For God to guide the House of Representatives as they consider the Free Speech Fairness Act.
  • For government officials as they evaluate the rights and protections of American liberty.



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