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Time for the Religious to Pay Their Fair Share

gary47 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 11:43 AM
And yet, the GOP screams bloody murder when liberals sue against the death penalty. You can't call yourself prolife unless you oppose the death penalty with the same fervor as you oppose abortion.
There is a movement underway in Europe to remove the tax exemptions churches have enjoyed for centuries.

In Spain and Italy this attempt is being broadly pursued, while in Britain it is being done piecemeal.

For example, in Spain and Italy the special tax status of churches and their ministries are being openly targeted by political leaders who want to get their hands into church coffers.

Ricardo Rubio, a city councilman in Alcala de Henares, Spain, says he, and those who share his view, “want to make a statement that the costs of the...