Kansas City diocese opposes sale-tax boost
Catholic World News - October 17, 2013
The Diocese of Kansas City, Missouri, is urging Catholics not to approve a ballot proposal that would raise sales taxes to subsidize medical research.
Question One, which will be presented to Jackson County voters in November, would raise the sales tax by one-half a percent. Officials of the diocese argue that the added cost of items would be damaging to the poor, and question whether the revenues would be used to support embryonic stem-cell research.
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