The US bishops speak out on tax equity

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Apr 16, 2003

Yesterday the American bishops' conference issued a tough statement on US tax policy, saying that excessive income taxes put intolerable burdens on families.

Oh, wait. That's wrong. Yesterday the American bishops' conference didn't say anything at all about excessive taxation.

And not just yesterday. They've never said anything about how high taxes put intolerable burdens on families.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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