• Petitioned The US Federal Government

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The US Federal Government

Eliminate ANY religious organization from having tax-exempt status.

    1. Petition by

      Joseph Dingmon

      Hollister, FL

We are losing literally BILLIONS of US dollars every single year in taxes due to religious organizations having their tax-exempt status in effect. And that's only for the Christian religion and it's affiliates. We could breathe new life into our economy with the tax revenue gained from any church or religious organization paying even a less than 5% tax rate.

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    • Mark Herndon KENT, WA
      • over 1 year ago

      Tax free status is respect for religion and funds terrorism.

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    • Richard Parncutt GRAZ, AUSTRIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Tax-exempt status is for non-profit organisations, not religions. Religious tolerance is important but that does not translate to financial support. If we were to financially support religions we would support minority religions in order to improve integration and equality. Subsidising a majority religion has the opposite effect. US Christians are rich enough. Stop giving them more.

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    • Kathleen Krzywicki TOMS RIVER, NJ
      • almost 2 years ago

      Any group can call themselves exempt if they just pray to anything. Like those nutcases that picket soldiers funerals calling them terrible names. Time for everyone to pay taxes isn't that the american way?

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    • Andrew Harrison FAIRFIELD, CT
      • almost 2 years ago

      Religious organizations are not charitable doers of good that deserve a financial break. They are promoters of ignorance and intolerance on a massive scale, even if they consider themselves "moderate." In this time of immense fiscal stress on the United States, the last thing we need to be doing is surrendering money to religious groups that actively hamper our progress as a society.

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    • Nicholas Helmer ROSEVILLE, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Religious organizations insist on acting like businesses, therefore we should treat them like businesses.

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