The fight against beverage taxes is about keeping groceries affordable for families, including many in my own church community who are already struggling to make ends meet. Ms. Haddow’s charges of “corporatism” serve only to distract from the very real economic struggles that hard-working families and small businesses face.
Rev. Kip Banks Sr., Upper Marlboro
The writer, senior pastor
of East Washington Heights Baptist Church
in Washington, is director of advocacy for the Progressive National Baptist Convention.