N.H. education tax credit challenge draws national interest | AP

NH Supreme Court to hear education tax case

Missouri court denies TRO to prevent same-sex couples’ joint tax filings

IRS guidance on qualified retirement plans and same-sex spouses

Investigative report criticizes IRS classifying televangelists as churches

Reihan Salaam: Tax the childless

Newark Archdiocese fails to pay state taxes in for-profit headstone, mausoleum business

Conservative group claims harm from Missouri same-sex couples filing joint tax returns

Are you ready to pay the Hobby Lobby poll tax?

NY: Church-backed education tax credit gains support

IN: Porter County revokes religious exemption on $1.1 million site

IRS issues non-profit sample questions

UK punishes single-earner families, tax report finds

Law Review: Religious Americans substantially excluded from the political process

Lee and Rubio working on new “pro-growth, pro-family” tax reform plan

Sasha Volokh: North Carolina judge strikes down vouchers

Indiana Senate bill clarifies same-sex tax filing language

UK: Church organists could become endangered species after tax shake-up, clergy warn

Arizona House approves religious tax breaks

Supreme Court: AZ can’t strip Planned Parenthood of Medicaid funding

Supreme Court ruling sides with Planned Parenthood | Arizona Daily Star

US Supreme Court declines to hear lawsuit over taxpayer funding of abortions in Ariz.

The First Amendment and the Parsonage Allowance | Tax Notes

NC: Judge blocks law allowing use of tax money for tuition at private or religious schools

Idaho rep resurrects religious school tax credit bill

Utah bill would let residents support marriage amendment on tax form

Justice Department to appeal clergy tax ruling

SC: Bill would allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns

UK: Charity Commission U-turns over Exclusive Brethren case

“Colorado bill would recognize gay marriage in taxes only”

In the Spirit: Where was all the support for clergy when lawsuit was filed? | Wisconsin State Journal

“Gay Couples Sue to Overturn Kansas Tax Filing Policy”

“Bill would allow same-sex couples to file joint OH return”

Joel Osteen ‘Doesn’t Believe’ Churches Should Shun Politics, Says Brother-In-Law | Christian Post

IRS Issues Guidance On Employee Benefit Plans For Same-Sex Couples

Obama IRS Tightening Noose On Tea Party Groups

Sessions: Ryan-Murray Budget ‘Undermines’ Ability Of Senators To ‘Block Tax Increases’

Will IRS Crack Down on Church Politicking? | Sarah Posner at Religion Dispatches

Pastors Decry Federal Judge’s Decision Arguing That Tax Free Housing Allowance for Clergy Is Unconstitutional

Israel to consider extending tax breaks to same-sex couples

Obama Uses IRS To Eliminate His Enemies | Ken Klukowski at Breitbart

The Latest IRS Political Crackdown

Jewish groups protest US court decision deeming clerical tax breaks unconstitutional

Atheists Say Churches Should Have to File Form 990s

WI federal judge rules clergy tax-free housing exemption is unconstitutional

Atheists Go to Court Against IRS

Mo. Governor Jay Nixon Thumbs Nose at State Constitution

Penalty for Marriage in Obamacare

Missouri governor allows same-sex couples to file joint tax returns

ACLU: New Department of Taxation policy discriminates against LGBT Virginians

Attacks on school choice program rebutted at NH Supreme Court | Alliance Defending Freedom

Decoding the Obamacare ‘marriage penalty’

Does ObamaCare Discourage Marriage?

The Hidden Marriage Penalty in Obamacare

IRS’ Lois Lerner gave confidential Tea Party tax info to FEC, violating law

Should This Inmate Get a State-Financed Sex Change Operation? What we owe the murderer

    Nathaniel Penn at New Republic: Prisoners, unlike the rest of us, are constitutionally entitled to free health care. They are wards of the state: The Supreme Court affirmed their right to “adequate medical care” in the 1976 case Estelle v. Gamble. To deny them this would violate the Eighth Amendment’s proscription against “cruel and unusual punishment.” But transgender inmates have found it extraordinarily difficult to prove in court that gender dysphoria treatment meets the Estelle standard. Many judges view them unsympathetically: This is an unusual mental illness whose legitimacy many in the public still doubt; these are plaintiffs serving long sentences for committing horrifying crimes.


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