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Should religions that shun former members be penalized or have their charity status revoked?

Many high-control groups and cults rake in millions, while claiming to be a charities, but if they don't do any real philanthropic outreach to the impoverished and instead build sleek compounds that they later sell for a profit, and if they shun any who later decide to leave, should they be penalized for harming instead of helping people? Should their charity status be revoked, since they are using this status to escape the tax man while inflicting lasting harm?

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    LoisRyan13903 7 months ago

    As somebody else mentioned, the Amish shun individuals for a wide variety of reasons. Not sure which other religious groups do this. Maybe some religious cults do this-probably the kool-aid drinkers did this