Read the story here. This will go to the US Supreme Court if the State Supreme court ends up having its head up its rear end.
Seems the diocese is consolidating property and the City is trying to assess "Transfer taxes." Mind you, no property has been sold, or changed hands. Have they tried this stunt with other churches? In a word, no. Who the hell do these people think they are? They really think they are going to get away with this?
Gee, maybe because the Church didn't want gay marriage? Just maybe?