Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Court Dismisses Establishment Clause Challenge To Tax Code

In Hinds v. United States Government, (ED MO, Dec. 11, 2017), a Missouri federal district court dismissed on various jurisdictional and procedural grounds a claim by by plaintiff that:
by virtue of the Tax Code, the Government has established an institutionalized faith and religion of taxism ...[and] that this institutionalized religion has the effect of endorsing, favoring, and promoting organized religions, which Plaintiff believes violates the Establishment and Free Exercise clauses of the Constitution.