Impact America (Jason T. Christy group)

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Impact America —"Making America Stronger through Faith & Family"—was announced in March 2006 by Jason T. Christy, CEO of Scottsdale, Arizona-based Christy Media, "publishers of The Church Report magazine and the CR Daily." [1] (Note not to be confused with Impact America (Political Action Committee)).

A March 13, 2006, Christian Newswire press release described Impact America as "a non profit political group." [2]

"The new group, Impact America, aims to 'educate Christian conservatives across the country by reaching in to their hearts and minds as well as into their churches with voter guides, candidate information and issue-oriented tours across America'," Spero News reported March 6, 2006.

"It has become apparent to me that America's families, churches, schools and children are under attack. From religious freedom to school prayer as well as other groups looking to make America a Christian-free zone, I believe the time has come for the Christ-based, family value voter to step up and be heard," Christy said.

In an email to SourceWatch editor, Bob Burton, Christy stated that, as of July 2007, his Impact America hadn't progressed beyond the registration of the domain name.

An existing political action committee (PAC) by the name of Impact America and located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a separate entity. The existing Impact America PAC supports Republican candidates and groups. (See FEC Committee ID: C00354308; Treasurer: Lisa Lisker) affiliated with Gordon H. Smith (R-Oregon). [3] See Huckaby Davis Lisker for more details.

On August 10, 2007, this PAC was shutdown; apparently in response to an Associated Baptist Press News article.

Fundraising Website

Impact America's former website

The website consisted of a single page requesting donations:

"Your donation to Impact America will help strengthen America’s values. Make your impact on:

Contact Information

14343 North Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard
Suite 1007
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: 866 897-9446
FAX: 866 897-9446

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