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Your church is not one of them. [View all] onecaliberal Jun 22 OP
What rationale is there not to tax the churches? Stardust Mirror Jun 22 #1
They are also interfering in the operation of our gov't. Irish_Dem Jun 22 #4
Nazi MAGA shithead Jack Hibbs admitted he was instrumental in flipping the Chino Hills school board. Initech Jun 23 #23
They are no longer churches, they are political operatives. Irish_Dem Jun 23 #25
For sure! Initech Jun 23 #26
People don't want to follow church dogma, so the church leaders make it the law Irish_Dem Jun 23 #29
no true Scotsman nt Stardust Mirror Jun 23 #39
When were they not? dchill Jun 23 #28
Back in the day, I don't remember priests and nuns lecturing people Irish_Dem Jun 23 #41
They still don't. demosincebirth Jun 23 #44
That is absolutely true, and it is why the rationale - and there was one - no loger holds. soldierant Jun 23 #40
They said screw that, let's go for money and power. Irish_Dem Jun 23 #42
The belief is (was?) they did more good through their charity than would be generated in tax revenue OnlinePoker Jun 22 #6
The rationale is that they are nonprofit organizations. wnylib Jun 22 #7
thanks . i was going to post something on this line , but the last time i did it i got yelled at. AllaN01Bear Jun 22 #8
I've noticed that the harshest criticism of churches wnylib Jun 22 #9
did you miss this part? Stardust Mirror Jun 22 #10
my church split our two major charities into separate 503C non profits yellowdogintexas Jun 22 #12
cool Stardust Mirror Jun 22 #13
The finances of the churches that I know are not secret. wnylib Jun 23 #36
Here is a link that describes the IRS criteria for wnylib Jun 23 #37
from your link: Stardust Mirror Jun 23 #38
Thank you for describing the work that your church does. wnylib Jun 23 #24
No, I did not miss any part of your post. wnylib Jun 23 #16
how about churches being required to have open books? Stardust Mirror Jun 23 #17
I don't know what churches you are thinking about, wnylib Jun 23 #18
if your church's books are so open then no problem if all others would be too Stardust Mirror Jun 23 #21
You don't need a church to do charitable work. Sky Jewels Jun 22 #11
Of course you don't need a church to do charitable work. wnylib Jun 23 #22
So what if some churches ordain women and have female clergy? Sky Jewels Jun 23 #34
yeah show me where that was said in this thread Stardust Mirror Jun 22 #14
I believe that religion in this world has been at the center most conflicts..... usaf-vet Jun 22 #15
It may not happen where you volunteer.... usedtobedemgurl Jun 23 #20
It's all about the Benjamins. dchill Jun 23 #30
Effin' great points! Doc Sportello Jun 23 #27
Spot on! anciano Jun 22 #2
As Jesus said, Gruenemann Jun 22 #3
Remind me Cherokee100 Jun 22 #5
Agree republianmushroom Jun 23 #19
I hope this ages well 0rganism Jun 23 #31
Because of the FOUNDING FATHERS underpants Jun 23 #32
Not every church is one of them bernieb Jun 23 #33
No church anywhere is a branch of the government . onecaliberal Jun 23 #35
I 💯 percent agree BlueKota Jun 23 #43
The separation of Church and State is a fundamental part of our goverment LetMyPeopleVote Jun 23 #45
Tax the Church lindalou65 Jun 23 #46
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