[Noisebridge-discuss] Bernie?

jim jim at well.com
Tue Aug 25 01:29:16 UTC 2015


good info, thanks.


On 08/24/2015 09:29 PM, Corey Quinn wrote:
> Okay, in the interest of adding value to the space / list, I asked an 
> attorney about this. Note that this isn't legal advice, it's an 
> off-the-cuff response to a (probably badly) phrased question, no legal 
> relationship is explicitly or implicitly expressed, etc:
>
> > That could theoretically get them in trouble, yeah. If it's purely 
> about giving some of their active members a place to meet and talk 
> about whatever, that is probably okay, but the more they explicitly 
> make it about a meetup to support a political candidate, the higher 
> the risk to their tax exempt status. This wouldn't require anyone 
> raising it / reporting it as a concern, either. The IRS could find out 
> through a random audit etc.
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 2:02 PM, Corey Quinn <corey at sequestered.net 
> <mailto:corey at sequestered.net>> wrote:
>
>     It sounds like the easy / risk-averse answer here is "no, find
>     another place for the Sanders meetup," unless I've missed something?
>
>     -- Corey
>
>     On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 1:59 PM, ITechGeek <itg at itechgeek.com
>     <mailto:itg at itechgeek.com>> wrote:
>
>
>         On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 4:03 PM, Josh Juran <jjuran at gmail.com
>         <mailto:jjuran at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>             I sure hope public libraries aren't supporting candidates
>             for political office.
>
>
>         Public libraries are used, but they provide their spaces
>         equally, first come, first serve meeting areas, same prices
>         for all regardless of what they're being used for and the
>         non-meeting areas are open to anyone.
>
>         The thing is groups know how libraries provide services, the
>         problem will come if Noisebridge allows the Sanders supporters
>         and people from another campaign decide to complain w/o asking
>         if you will provide them space equally.
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