In a fantastic piece today in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Tim Delaney, chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits, exposes multiple examples of currently proposed state legislation aimed at the nonprofit community. Mr. Delaney explains how, in each example, nonprofits’ rights are trampled and the US Constitution flagrantly violated. In particular, current actions proposed by New Jersey, California, Connecticut, and Oklahoma are picked apart.
It is critically important for nonprofits to be aware of what’s happening around them. Hostile legislative action is relatively political party agnostic, meaning it is just as likely to come from either Republicans or Democrats. If you don’t stand up to defend your organization’s rights, who will?
Here’s a link to the original article. If you do not have a subscription to the Chronicle, you may not be able to see it in it’s entirety.