Kerry Criticized for Church Campaigning

October 13, 2004

Source: The New York Times

On October 13, 2004 The New York Times reported, "liberal religious groups criticized Senator John Kerry yesterday as politicizing religion by campaigning in African-American churches. A spokesman for Americans United for Separation of Church and State said the group would file a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service against the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Miami, where Mr. Kerry spoke Sunday along with the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton."