Taxpayers in U.S give religion $83.5 Billion in taxes (not the $71 billion previously reported)

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/separationofchurchandstate Taxpayers in U.S give religion $83.5 Billion in taxes (not the $71 billion previously reported)  Matt Yglesias thinks we ought to start taxing churches. “Whichever faith you think is the one true faith, it’s undeniable that the majority of this church-spending is going to support false doctrines,” he notes. Even […]

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U.S. churches are now costing taxpayers $71 billion a year.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/separationofchurchandstate  U.S. churches are now costing taxpayers $71 billion a year. A new study says that tax exempt churches in the United States are costing its citizens $71 billion each year in tax breaks. According to the Secular Policy Institute, religious groups receive $35.3 billions in federal income tax subsidies and […]

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Nigerian lawmakers reject equality bill for women citing the Bible and Sharia law.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/separationofchurchandstate Nigerian lawmakers reject equality bill for women citing the Bible and Sharia law. Nigerian lawmakers on Tuesday (Mar.15), voted against a gender and equal opportunities bill (pdf). The bill, which did not pass a second reading, was aimed at bridging the gap between the rights of men and women in […]

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Russian atheist faces year in jail for denying existence of God during webchat.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/separationofchurchandstate Russian atheist faces year in jail for denying existence of God during webchat. A man in southern Russia faces a potential jail sentence after he was charged with insulting the feelings of religious believers over an internet exchange in which he wrote that “there is no God”. Viktor Krasnov, 38, […]

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