16 Feb '12, 5am

Bishops Declare War On Government. Is A SuperPAC Next? | Care2 Causes

Many think freedom of religion was meant to protect churches from goverment interference when quite the opposite is true - it is meant to keep religion out of the governance of a secular country. Remember that the England most of the founding families came from was run by a theocracy - first Catholic and then Protestant. Whichever religion was in power through their monarch, persecuted the other. We didn't want this so we said "no" to religion in government. Bush opened the floodgates with his "faith based initiatives" and the wild eyed fanatics are pouring through. If the Catholic bishops want to participate in government - they need to lose tax exempt status - hit 'em where it will hurt the most - in their pocketbooks. You and I pay taxes to participate in a democracy - churches need to do the same if they are going to interfere in politics. (BTW, the Catholic laymen act...

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