The First Amendment is in danger. The hallowed protector of our secular government, of free speech, of the right to assemble is vulnerable. Perhaps it is more vulnerable now than at any time since the Alien and Sedition Acts or McCarthyism.
Based upon research at the Human Resources Institute (HRI) in Burlington, Vt and the AWR Institute, it seems that a connection can be made between organizational purposes and the purposes of the workforce.
When people donate to religious groups, it's tax-deductible. Churches don't pay property taxes on their land or buildings. When they buy stuff, they don't pay sales taxes. When they sell stuff at a profit, they don't pay capital gains tax.
"Liberty is a word hated by kings, loathed by popes. It is a word that shatters thrones and altars, leaves the crown without subjects and the outstretched hand of superstition without alms.Liberty is the blossom and fruit of justice. It is the perfume of mercy.It is the seed and soil, the air and light, the dew and rain of progress, love and joy." Robert Green Ingersoll, "About The Holy Bible," 1894