State Charity Oversight at Stake in SCOTUS Donor-Disclosure Case

April 26, 2021, 8:46 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case states argue could hamper oversight of the nonprofit sector, forcing authorities to rely more heavily on audits to spot fraud or rule-breaking.

The case centers on a California law requiring charities to disclose their top donors to state officials, and has drawn wide interest for its possible impact on elections. Americans for Prosperity Foundation—a Charles Koch-backed nonprofit—and the Thomas More Law Center argue that the law violates the First Amendment and have asked the high court to review a ruling from the U.S. Court of ...

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