Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State on Culture Shock Radio said, it's all right for a pastor to speak on the issues in elections from the pulpit... that pastor just can't tell the flock who to vote for. Blasts Pulpit Freedom Sunday activist pastors for goading the IRS to take the pastors to court for breaking the IRS law.
Barry Lynn is a United Church of Christ minister as well as an attorney.
An accomplished speaker and lecturer, Lynn has appeared frequently on television and radio broadcasts to offer analysis of First Amendment issues. News programs on which Lynn has appeared include PBS's “NewsHour,” NBC's “Today Show,” Fox News Channel's “O'Reilly Factor,” ABC's “Nightline,”
In addition to his work as a long-time activist and lawyer in the civil liberties field, Lynn is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, offering him a unique perspective on church-state issues.