Wiccan lawyer urges end to tax exemption on religious items
Posted June 9, 2006
TALLAHASSEE -- A sales tax exemption for religious items and publications including Bibles should be declared unconstitutional, a lawyer for a Wiccan group told the state Supreme Court on Friday.
Attorneys for the state and two tax-exempt religious newspapers urged the justices to throw out the Wiccans' challenge on procedural grounds without ruling on the constitutional issue. The high court will make a decision at a later date. the rest