American citizens subsidize churches’ tax exemptions

By Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:
While some people may be bothered by the fact that there are pastors who live in multimillion dollar homes, this is old news to most. But here is what should bother you about these expensive homes: You are helping to pay for them. You pay for them indirectly, the same way local, state and federal governments in the United States subsidize religion — to the tune of about $71 billion every year.

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