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Originally posted by RealSpoke
reply to post by Revolution9
It has nothing to do with one specific religion. Amish was just the most popular group I could think of that doesn't pay tax like the average citizen. And I have no clue where you are getting there is any discrimination involved.
Since we posted our article, we’ve obtained a list through the Freedom of Information Act of all the groups that have successfully applied for exemptions from payroll taxes. (We have posted the Excel file here.) The overwhelming majority of them are explicitly Anabaptist — that is, Mennonite, Amish or Hutterite. Those that don’t specify their denomination are still explicitly Christian. Having gone through the list, we can say with certainty that no Muslim group, and indeed no non-Christian group, has ever qualified for an exemption under the statute used to define exempt religious groups in the health care law.
edit on 20-2-2012 by RealSpoke because: (no reason given)