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Monday, September 26, 2016

The Separation Of Religion And Politics

Should politicians’ religious affiliations matter at all in campaigns? E.J. Dionne writes in his new column, “The Politics Of The Heavenly And The Unheavenly”:

We have embarked on yet another presidential campaign in which religion will play an important role without any agreement over what the ground rules for that engagement should be.

  • Fixer

    The only way to separate church and politics is to tax political churches. A church that strays beyond theological influence, is no longer a church. If it gathers wit ha political agenda, is should lose it’s tax exempt status. Campaigns that cross into religious debates should also lose their tax exempt status. Reduce the debt, make it expensive to mix the 2.