Noam Scheiber on Obama capping tax deductions for charities:

...according to a recent study by the Tax Policy Center, the measure would only decrease giving by a mere 1.3 percent. Also, as the study points out, the measure wouldn't take effect until 2011, which should further ease concerns about depriving charities of revenue during a recession.

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