Tag:donor privacy

  • Cooper vetoes bill protecting privacy rights for charitable donations

    Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a measure that would keep charitable donors’ personal information private. “This legislation is unnecessary and may limit transparency with political contributions,” Cooper said in a statement as the reason he rejected the privacy measure on Friday. The text of Senate Bill 636 would have…

  • U.S. Supreme Court backs donor privacy rights

    The U.S. Supreme Court backed donor privacy in a decision released Thursday, July 1.  The closely watched ruling was based on a case from California in which the state’s then-Attorney General Kamala Harris tried to require nonprofit organizations to disclose the identities of donors by requiring them to file…

  • Political left’s hypocrisy on donor privacy bill

    Taxpayers deserve to know how their money is being spent, and private citizens deserve protection from government overreach into their lives. These seem like simple concepts, right? The establishment left in North Carolina seems to disagree. Progressives are performing acrobatic leaps to justify their opposition to two bills introduced this…

  • Donor Privacy approved by N.C. Senate

    A measure that would keep charitable donors’ personal information private was approved in the N.C. Senate Tuesday. The 28-21 vote fell along party lines, with Republicans voting in favor of SB636. Despite assertions from some Democrats who said it could shield political “dark money” from public disclosure, the bill…

  • Giving to charities should not put you at risk of harm

    We are a generous and giving people. We exercise our First Amendment rights to support causes and ideas we believe in by donating our hard-earned money. But some actions by the federal government threaten those rights and state lawmakers are prepared to act now to protect North Carolinians’ freedom of…

  • Senators move to make nonprofit donor names private

    A new bill supported by influential N.C. senators would protect the confidentiality of donors to nonprofit organizations and charities. Senate Bill 636 would prevent the disclosure of the names of people giving money or property to nonprofit corporations, making their identities confidential. The…