Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Court rules on IRS release of names of donors to National Organization of Marriage

Catholic World News - June 10, 2014

A federal district court has ruled that the National Organization for Marriage is entitled to damages for the Internal Revenue Service’s release of donor names.

The organization supports the legal definition of marriage as the union of a man and a woman. When the Human Rights Campaign, a gay activist group, requested a copy of the organization’s tax return, the IRS failed to redact Schedule B, a list of donor names to the organization. The Human Rights Campaign then forwarded Schedule B to the Huffington Post, which published the donor names.

While the court ruled that the National Organization of Marriage is entitled to “actual damages” that will be determined at a later date, it also ruled that the organization is not entitled to punitive damages, because the organization “has proffered no evidence that its unredacted tax information was willfully disclosed.”

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($20,631 to go):
$35,000.00 $14,368.73
59% 41%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

New Ebook on Renewal and Evangelization 24 hours ago
More evidence that you can't trust the Pill 24 hours ago
Did Cardinal McCarrick compare Allah to the Trinity? 24 hours ago
An intriguing new Catholic publisher: Tuscany Press September 15
Calvary is a must-see Catholic film September 15

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days