As a Muslim, should I pay taxes to the U.S. government since they use that tax money to support Israel and bomb Muslim countries such as Sudan and Afghanistan which results in the deaths of Muslims?

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from United States, in:
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Monzer Khaf
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As a Muslim, should I pay taxes to the U.S. government since they use that tax money to support Israel and bomb Muslim countries such as Sudan and Afghanistan which results in the deaths of Muslims?
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As long as you live in the USA as a citizen and a legal resident you certainly must abide by the laws of the United States. Falling in trouble with the law is worse than the fact that part of your taxes is used by the government to display some sort of anti-Islam campaigns, such as giving full and blind support to the Israeli atrocities in Palestine.

As Muslims in the USA, citizens and legal residents, while abiding by the law we are also required to be proactive in the political and social arena to change the unjust policies undertaken by the US government. Such changes can only be accomplished through active participation in the national and state affairs of our country. Remember that it