14 January, 2010

Canadians cannot withhold taxes in abortion contest

David Little, a Canadian prolife activist has been refusing since 2000 to pay his income tax as a protest that his money could/would be used to provide for abortion services, something that he found morally unacceptable.

In refusing to take up his case, the Canadian Supreme Court seems to be agreeing with lower courts that there is no connection between the payment of taxes and agreeing with particular policies of the government.

Read the National Post account of this battle here.

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