Right. It says: &quot;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">However, such organizations may present public forums, </span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 102);">publish voter education guides</span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">, and conduct certain other political activities that the Internal Revenue Service classifies as &quot;non-partisan&quot;. They may also conduct activities &quot;intended to encourage people to participate&quot; in elections, such as </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voter_registration_drive" title="Voter registration drive" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration: none; color: rgb(6, 69, 173); background-image: none; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">voter registration</a><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">, training programs, issue briefings, and &quot;</span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_out_the_vote" title="Get out the vote" style="text-decoration: none; color: rgb(6, 69, 173); background-image: none; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">get out the vote</a><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&quot; drives, if done without bias that would favor one or more candidates over others, or that would oppose candidates.&quot;</span><div>
<font class="Apple-style-span" face="sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;"><br></span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;">So I think its ok then to discuss, take a stance, as an organization, on certain issues, and, possibly even suggest how to vote on the prop&#39;s, but not actually endorse candidates?</span></font></div>
<div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;"><br></span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;">(and, on a more historic note i guess, what i was wandering was what were the </span><i style="line-height: 19px; ">reasons</i><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;"> behind adopting such legislature? to avoid what?)</span></font></div>
<div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;"><br></span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 19px;">Olya<br>
</span></font><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Leif Ryge <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:leif@synthesize.us">leif@synthesize.us</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">
See <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonpartisan_(American_organizations)" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonpartisan_(American_organizations)</a><br>
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~leif<br>
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On 11/07/2011 02:30 PM, Olya K wrote:<br>
&gt; *rationale<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt; On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Olya K &lt;<a href="mailto:krasnykh@gmail.com">krasnykh@gmail.com</a><br>
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&gt;<br>
&gt;     Sorry for possibly a stupid question, but could someone elaborate on<br>
&gt;     the rational behind this law, if there is any?<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;     Thanks,<br>
&gt;     Olya<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;     On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Rubin Abdi &lt;<a href="mailto:rubin@starset.net">rubin@starset.net</a><br>
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&gt;<br>
&gt;         For greater justice an anon has already edited the page to remove<br>
&gt;         questionable content.<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;         --<br>
&gt;         Rubin<br>
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