honest - "They won't be banned but they will most likely lose all tax exemptions and charitable status. That my friend is fantastic if this happens."
As I said recently in another thread, I think we're a lot closer to that moment now than we were four or five years ago.
And there's not much they'd be able to do about it if it happened, either...
...good luck spinning having to "pay back Caesar's things to Caesar" as "persecution", after all.
honest - "Stripping a organisation that is not a charity of their charity status is not the same as banning a religion."
Very important to remember.
More and more, I suspect that WT loyalists and higher-ups are secretly worried (consciously or otherwise) about the Org losing its tax-exemption.
After all, one could make a pretty convincing argument that their "business model" is dependent on it.