church bailouts

Trump Administration Must Disclose Full Details of $7.3 Billion Church Bailout, Federal Court Rules

Washington, D.C.—11/5/2020—Today, the church/state watchdog organization praised the United States District Court for the District of Columbia’s ruling that the Trump Administration must disclose the full details of the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loan recipients. This program includes approximately $7.3 billion used to bail out…...

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Trump Administration Creates Special Rules for Churches to Access Public Funds, Yet Again

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Small Business Administration published a new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) regulation that, once again, particularly benefits churches. American Atheists denounced this rule as yet another unconstitutional attack by the Trump Administration on church/state separation....

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Bailout Loans for Religious Worship Must Be Paid Back, Not Forgiven

Outrageously, more than $7.3 billion in forgivable loans went to places of worship through the Paycheck Protection Program!...

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American Atheists Demands Full Transparency on Closed-Door Briefing on Church Bailouts

Washington, D.C.—This week, the religious equality watchdog organization American Atheists continued its investigation into the Trump Administration’s church bailouts. ...

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American Atheists Launches Investigation into Trump Administration’s Secretive Church Bailouts

Washington D.C.—Today, the church/state watchdog organization American Atheists announced it is investigating the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s church bailouts, as part of the nearly $700 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)....

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