Is religion a hobby?
Original post made by Curious, Birdland, on Nov 10, 2011
Why do we give churches tax exempt status and donations to those churches can be taken as deductions against income tax? To be fair, my local bowling alley should also be tax exempt and my bowling fees should be tax deductible. The church goer and the bowler are both simply participating in their chosen hobby, but the church goer gets a tax break. Seems pretty unfair to me.
Religion is a hobby. Participate if you so choose, but don't ask for special treatment because you do, don't believe you are some protected class because you do, and for dog's sake, don't expect me to listen to your religious inspired opinions anymore than those of my neighbor who bowls in the 50 and over Divorced Teamsters league at the local alley.[
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