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RELIGION: Private donations vs. use of public dollars

Letter by Beth Woodbury Hart, Puyallup on Aug. 1, 2012 at 9:50 am | 23 Comments »
August 1, 2012 9:50 am

I appreciate Lane Filler’s comments on the Chick-fil-A controversy (TNT, 8-1). There’s a huge difference between a private company donating to causes the owner believes in and politicians using taxpayer dollars to promote causes they think everyone should be forced to believe in.

So when Filler buys his favorite chicken sandwich, he shouldn’t feel guilty. He should think of it as a statement of support for religious freedom – which includes the freedom of Jews more orthodox than himself.


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