The following is from a press release distributed by the Center for Inquiry:
AMHERST, NY: In times of crippling cutbacks to badly needed government services, a new article published by Free Inquiry magazine details how the tax exemptions enjoyed by religious institutions cost the U.S. a staggering $71 billion per year, at the least. Meanwhile, this religious privilege helps to subsidize the lavish homes and lifestyles of numerous clergy on the taxpayers’ dime.
“There remains a chance to hammer out the needed exemption for all religious institutions and I’m hopeful that both the administration and the [bishops] see the wisdom of working toward that resolution.” Read full article >> Read Post
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