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Old 04-16-2012, 08:11 PM   #1
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Arrow How We All Pay For the Huge Tax Privileges Granted to Religion -- It's Time to Tax the Church

http://www.alternet.org/belief/15344...x_the_church//

While the tone of the article is typical for AlterNet's screeds, the topic is an interesting one. Is the time really approaching in America where it will become politically possible to end tax exemptions for churches?
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Sam Harris covered this topic very well in "Attack of the Theocrats". The negative financial impacts to society as a whole are staggering. Highly reccommend the book. The IQ2 debate was excellent also.

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If you put your hand out for public money ( or exemption from tax )
there should be a requirement for complete public financial transparency .



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