April 22, 2013

Pastors Push Back Against Church Tax

Tim Townsend, Religion News Service

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — After the city's director of emergency services delivered an opening prayer, the City Council took up some standard issues—maintenance of a traffic light, filling in a pot hole.

But eventually the council members got around to Item 8E—the reason City Hall was filled with pastors on a Thursday night.

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