Florida voters weigh whether to pay for religious schoolingAugust 9, 2012 No Comments
August 9, 2012 / MariaNews.com
Florida voters weigh whether to pay for religious schooling
Rabbi Merrill Shapiro believes in religious education.
“It’s important to learn about your own religion,” he said as he walked through Temple Shalom in Deltona, Fla. “It’s very important.”
What he doesn’t believe in is footing the bill for someone else’s religious education. “No one should be forced to pay for religious education that they don’t believe in,” he said.
But that’s exactly what he says taxpayers in Florida will be forced to do if the state passes the so-called “Religious Freedom Amendment,” which would end a long-standing ban on taxpayer-funded religious institutions.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/09/people-speak-religious-freedom-in-florida/#ixzz2343W09Hl
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