"Does the U.S. really need more politics in civil society?" asked Jason Isaacson, AJC Associate Executive Director of Policy.
Addressing the National Prayer Breakfast today, the President announced that he would ask Congress to repeal the legislation, which was adopted in 1954 by a Republican-majority Congress and signed into law by President Eisenhower.
"Congress should resist this effort to fix what is not broken," Isaacson continued. "America has a vibrant civil society, in which every point of view on political issues large and small has opportunities for expression. There is no reason to fix what is not broken."
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SOURCE American Jewish Committee