Notwithstanding any provision of these by laws which might be susceptible to contrary interpretation:
A. The Society is organized and operated exclusively for scientific and educational purposes.
B. No part of the net earnings of the ISHSR shall accrue to the personal benefit of any member except as provided by the ISHSR awards.
C. No substantial part of the activities of the ISHSR shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence local, state, or national legislation, except with respect to science policy or to other special issues such as the obligations to perform biological experimental studies. The ISHSR shall not participate in or intervene in any campaign of any candidate for government public office.
D. The ISHSR is not organized for, nor is it to be operated for profit.
E. The membership list of the ISHSR shall not be supplied to anyone for any purpose except as provided under Article VIII, Section 1 and 2, or except as specifically provided by Council.