The Charles McVety files: The Christian bullies that you are paying for part two - 2012-05-30
Back at the beginning of May, Natalie Lochwin and I wrote a piece about the fact that, as citizens and taxpayers, we are all directly subsidizing the political activities of many anti-choice and anti-LGBT rights groups, despite the fact that this is, apparently, against Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) rules governing "charities" with tax-deductible status.
To remind everyone, the CRA's own rules state that:
Under the Act and common law, an organization established for a political purpose cannot be a charity. The courts have determined political purposes to be those that seek to: