Let's not even entertain the notion that lawmakers could one day in the far-off future stop dishing out pork to win over voters. It's just too much to hope for.
But blocking the shoveling of tax dollars to churches is a cause worth fighting. That's because the First Amendment and many, if not all, state constitutions prohibit public funding of religion. And until the theocrats take over, we have church-state separation in this country. Read more