Why don’t churches pay taxes?

Los Angeles Times - September 23, 2008
Opinion Editorial

"There is said to be an old Arabian proverb: 'If the camel once gets his nose in the tent, his body will soon follow.' This expression is especially pertinent in the tax exemption context. Churches are tax exempt under the principle that there is no surer way to destroy the free exercise of religion than to tax it."  Read Article >>

Erik Stanley
ADF Senior Legal Counsel