ORW

(redirected from Operation Rescue West)
AcronymDefinition
ORWOutstanding Resource Water
ORWOsler-Rendu-Weber syndrome
ORWOhio Reformatory for Women (Marysville, OH)
ORWOperation Rescue West (Christian activist organization; now Operation Rescue)
ORWOttawa Race Weekend (Canada)
ORWOff Roading Warriors
ORWOhio Racewalker (magazine)
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"On September 11, 2006, the ms announced that it had revoked the nonprofit 501(c)(3) status of Youth Ministries, Inc., which did business as Operation Rescue West (ORW).
The Internal Revenue Service in September revoked the tax-exempt status of Operation Rescue West, an anti-abortion group that two years ago announced it would work to block the election of U.S.
The IRS does not provide explanations for actions like this, but Catholics for a Free Choice (CFC), a foe of Operation Rescue West, complained about the organization to federal tax authorities in 2004.
Religion News Service reported that during the Democratic Party's convention in 2004, Operation Rescue West placed a full-page ad in The Wanderer, a conservative Catholic newspaper, soliciting donations to "defeat [Kerry] in November and enable President Bush to appoint a pro-life Supreme Court Justice."
Meanwhile, the IRS revoked the tax exempt status of the antiabortion group Operation Rescue West. In 2004, Operation Rescue West placed an ad in The Wanderer, a conservative Catholic weekly, that asked readers for tax deductible donations to help "defeat [John Kerry] in November and enable President Bush to appoint a pro-life Supreme Court Justice."
ON SEPTEMBER II, 2006, the IRS announced that it had revoked the nonprofit 501(c)(3) status of Youth Ministries, Inc., which did business as Operation Rescue West (ORW).
CFFC president Frances Kissling said, " We applaud the IRS for its vigilance in monitoring election activities by 501(c)(3) organizations and hope the revocation of Operation Rescue West's tax-exempt status will send a clear message to tax-exempt groups that think they are above the law that such activities will be monitored, reported to the IRS and acted upon.
CFFC filed several complaints with the IRS about the abuse of tax-exempt status, including one against Operation Rescue West in July for running an ad in the Wanderer, an ultra-conservative national Catholic weekly, asking readers to make a contribution to help "defeat [John Kerry] in November and enable President Bush to appoint a pro-life Supreme Court Justice to finally overturn Roe v.
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