Students for Hillary chapters across the nation have flouted their schools’ tax-exempt statuses by using university resources to promote their candidate, an investigation conducted by Campus Reform reveals.
Last week, Campus Reform reported that the University of Chicago’s Students for Hillary chapter had repeatedly reserved rooms in the school’s library to phone bank for Hillary, a practice expressly forbidden by the school as a potentially fatal threat to its tax-exempt status.
Now, Campus Reform has discovered that several other pro-Hillary student groups have adopted similar practices which tend to violate school policy and, in many cases, have put the tax-exempt statuses of prestigious institutions like Columbia and Harvard in jeopardy.
At Columbia, for instance, Students for Hillary planned a phone bank for Tuesday evening in Hamilton Hall, an academic building on campus, even though Columbia policy notes that when engaging in partisan political activity “aimed outside the University community, they [student groups] may not utilize university space for such activities, but instead must conduct all such activities off campus.”
A spokesperson for Columbia…
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