Churches get cozy with government [Letter]

February 24, 2014

Concerning the article, "Faith groups wrestling with stormwater fee" (Feb. 18), religious organizations should recognize that the camel's head is under the tent.

Instead of joining together in an all-out opposition to this cleverly-worded tax (no, make that "fee") legislated by the General Assembly against only a portion of Maryland's citizens, the article seems to indicate various governments will give the faith groups (and other non-profits) something if they do something in return.

Is the next government request going to be a few sermons on going green or climate change in exchange for some kind of government tax break? Separation of church and state might be a thing of the past. Faith groups should be careful with whom they get in bed.

H. Glen Miller, Wiseburg

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