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Response to midwest irish (Reply #24)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 01:33 PM

27. Churches get tax money for faith-based social programs. It's all mixed in, can't be accounted for.

Because they don't pay taxes, there is no IRS to go over these records. They may argue among those who run things, but it's not the same standard. Although I'm sure she paid taxes.

My point is really, without arguing with anyone who wants to defend what the churches do such persons, is that she is a human being first, a citizen second, and a taxpayer. As a citizen, she has rights that should not be abridged and I don't care who she works. She didn't break the law of the land, but the rules of an organization versus a private act protected by the Constitution.

I feel sorry for anyone who goes to work in a less than egalitarian, unaccountable to anyone but God or their CEO, organization that throws her out in what is now her time of need, as a mother who is pregnant with an unborn child. There is so much irony in this story a knife couldn't cut it.

While some support the churches in what they are doing because you say that tax monies are not all she got to run their program, that's a small point. This is taking money from people who do not believe, and their freedom of religion and freedom from religion is not being honored. There is a greater defintion of humanity than what is written down by private groups.


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