Please see my previous posts on this topic for more important background. In the course of those posts I have tried to lay out a couple of important principles. My audience was strictly Christian in those cases. In this post, nonChristians are potentially included, too. Here are the earlier posts in sum:
- Taxation always has some impact on the liberty of those taxed.
- Using government/taxation to provide important and necessary social programs differs from using private individuals, organizations, or churches to do so on a very important point: the funds that the private entities use are freely given within the