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Government Tells Judges Giving Reasons for Shutting Down Charities “Too Burdensome”

On March 9, 2011 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Al Harmain v. Treasury, a constitutional challenge to the Treasury Department's (Treasury) process for shutting down charities.  During the proceedings an attorney for the government told the court  that providing the reasons for putting charities and others on terrorist lists would be “extremely burdensome.” Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation of Oregon (AHIF) was shut down by Treasury in 2004. In

2019-05-28T10:00:52-04:00March 15th, 2011|News, Uncategorized|