men and women of our armed services deserve the utmost respect, admiration
and appreciation for the sacrifices you make for the benefit
of our freedom, our country and all of its citizens.
It's appalling and indefensible that your benefits should be cut, your health
care should be substandard, and you should be sent into combat
zones with inadequate equipment (unarmored Humvees in Iraq?). Yet
all the while you are paying taxes to subsidize religious institutions
that pay nothing toward
and services they receive
- including the protection of the best millitary in the world.
freedom are you fighting for?
1986 estimate showed religious income in that year of approx. $100
billion, all tax free. You who put your life on the line for this
country are taxed, while those on a religious
payroll are not, and we believe this is fundamentally unjust.
time Congress is looking for $20 billion a year to finance another
war, we need to tell them to look no further than an
income tax on religious payroll. These institution should
simply be treated like everybody else. So
your representatives and tell them this: Tax