Law’s Atiba Ellis comments on Catholic church’s involvement in anti-abortion campaign

The Catholic Church will campaign against Ohio’s abortion-rights amendment. What about the separation of church and state?
cleveland.comAtiba Ellis, the Laura B. Chisholm Distinguished Research Scholar and professor of law, said that despite a common public perception of how federal tax laws limit political activity by churches and other charities, the Catholic church and other religious organizations that advocate for and against a measure to enshrine abortion rights in the state constitution probably won’t face any legal jeopardy. “It’s a misnomer to think that churches don’t have a voice in politics,” he said. “It’s that churches cannot advocate for or against candidates for public office.”