Advocacy Limits Violate the Constitution

To the Editor:

I agree with Vince Stehle ("An Important Vote to Protect Charity Lobbying Rights," April 9) that the proposed amendment to the Serve America Act to restrict lobbying by certain taxpayer-financed nonprofit groups would violate the First Amendment. However, his openly anti-Republican piece neglects the larger role of Democrats in restricting nonprofit advocacy, and ignores justifiable concerns of a larger population