Skip to comments.Beto Vows to Strip Tax-Exempt Status From Churches That Oppose Gay Marriage
Posted on 10/10/2019 8:35:25 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Beto to Obama: Hold my beer.
Barack Obama's IRS may have targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, but Obama never pledged to strip tax-exempt status from organizations that disagreed with his position on an issue.
Yet on Thursday, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) said he would strip tax-exempt status from any religious organization that supports traditional marriage as defined by one man and one woman. In fact, his position essentially amounts to a government preference for pro-gay marriage religious bodies that likely violates the Establishment Clause.
CNN's Don Lemon quoted O'Rourke's policy on LGBT issues, which states: "Freedom of religion is a fundamental right but it should not be used to discriminate."
"Do you think religious institutions like colleges, churches, charities should they lose their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex marriage?" Lemon asked.
"Yes," O'Rourke replied to loud applause from the audience.
With just one word, Beto O'Rourke announced he would target every single religious institution that upholds the traditional definition of marriage. That's not just the traditional definition in Christianity, but also in Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and so many other religions across time and space.
Naturally, the Democrat went on to support his extreme position.
"There can be no reward, no benefit, no tax break, for anyone, any institution, any organization in America that denies the full human rights and the full civil rights of every single one of us," O'Rourke said. "And so, as president, we are going to make that a priority. And we are going to stop those who are infringing upon the human rights of our fellow Americans."
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Don’t try to tell me that Bobby Frank doesn’t have some homosexual tendencies ...
He will offend a lot Hispanics namely Hispanic Christians with that kinda promise. Just saying.
Gained 2 voters, lost 5.
Oh.....all of them......that's how Socialism works.
Roberts campaign now consists solely of trolling normal Americans.
Unless I see some actual action against left wing crimes ... This is probably moot.
However - this (should) would be TOTALLY unconstitutional.
Freedom, as long as it’s the fag’s and not yours.
Beto, the twerp... Oy vey!
Leftists love their only state approved anything. Its in their nature. No freedom. Only slavery.
Agent of Satan, like all Democrats
What they won’t tell you is if they could turn lead into gold, they would both be the price of lead.
And there we go!
Oh noooo we dont want to change churches - we just want to get married like everyone else. Besides, the first amendment protects churches.
All coming to pass as has been prophesied.
Telling churches what they can preach? Call him Beijing Beto!
make a list of what those dim candidates would do...
face it.. they’d treat us like germany did.. they have become rabid!
Suits me! The only reason churches are not taxed is that they agreed to not preach about POLITICS from the pulpit in exchange for the tax breaks.
Tax the churches and they will no longer be gagged by the tax laws and can rip into evil they see in political candidates.
This guy is a world class idiot.
I hope he rides his skateboard off the Grand Canyon.
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