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I agree.... why don't they pay taxes? No other organizations in our country are tax exempt why is a church. This needs to be looked at because its stupid. Are they afraid to collect taxes from God? I agree.... why don't they pay taxes? No other organizations in our country are tax exempt why is a church. This needs to be looked at because its stupid. Are they afraid to collect taxes from God?
originally posted by: infolurker
Just another nail in the coffin in my opinion. The "official" atheist religion?
These are the guys that want to find "Christian Bakers" and make them create "Pro-Satanic" goods or sue them. They are playing "trolls" but not really since they have an agenda.
Welcome to 21st century America. I have no words.
The Internal Revenue Service has granted the same non-profit status given to churches, synagogues and mosques to The Satanic Temple, an organization in Salem, Massachusetts, that calls itself America’s first devil-worshiping church. It is now protected by federal laws governing churches that operate as charities.
In a statement this week announcing the status, the group called itself “a non-theistic religious organization dedicated to Satanic practice and the promotion of Satanic rights.”
My only question is, how long before the church of atheism, or satanism for that matter, apply for faith-based initiatives?