How bigoted group 'Focus on the Family' bullied the IRS into tax-exempt status

The outspoken anti-LGBTQ organization (hate group) successfully convinced the IRS it's a church. But HOW?

Focus on the Family, the group that runs national anti-gay campaigns and boycotts, has bullied the IRS into classifying…

Is Focus on the Family a church? The IRS didn’t think so, but correspondences released in a freedom of information request show how Focus on the Family lawyers bully the IRS into saying they are. When FOF was justifiably questioned by the IRS, saying they did “not appear to line up very strongly” with 14 standards for religious organizations, FOF threatened that to even question their claim is a violation of the First Amendment. A gaggle of FOF lawyers threatened to sue.