In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

According to a story on, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax exempt money for political purposes, they appear to be getting away with it. Pastors argue that the law infringes on their 1st Amendment right of free speech.

Cartoonist Bert Ring

News-Press Cartoon: Sagebrush

News-Press Cartoon: Sagebrush

Cartoonist Bert Ring offers his take on the ongoing saga between the Glendale and La CaƱada unified school districts over a potential transfer of the Sagebrush territory.

Leader Cartoon: Water restrictions

Cartoonist Bert Ring offers his take on the Burbank City Council's 4-1 vote -- with Mayor David Gordon proposing a more lenient policy -- to maintain outdoor water restrictions.

News-Press Cartoon: 100 Years Down the Drain

Cartoonist Bert Ring's take on the fact that after 100 consecutive years of building floats that make their way through Pasadena streets on New Year's Day, the Glendale City Council didn't vote to allocate any funds for a 2015 submission nor were enough donations raised.





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