From: frice@skeptictank.org (Fredric L. Rice)
Subject: State Can't Exempt Sales Tax on Religious Books
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 22:51:53 GMT

From Law News,

Friday April 23, 1999:

A unanimous Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state's sales tax exemption for Bibles and other religious publications, holding that a tax break expressly based on a book's religious content is a violation of the U.S. Constitution's ban on establishment of religion.

(The Legal Intelligencer -- Read the full story at
http://www.lawnewsnet.com/stories/A859-1999Apr22.html )

groet,
Karin Spaink

- I write, therefore I am:
http://www.xs4all.nl/~kspaink

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