Secular = charity
Churches = charity and religion
If you were Hindu, Jewish or Buddhist etc.. yet you were, for circumstances out of your control, homeless, is it ethical to have a Christian Bible crammed down your throat before being offered assistance?
Should your sexuality or preference thereof be questioned before being offered a piece of bread?
Should my tax dollars be given by the billions to churches that question my constitutional identity?
And what you mean by "healthy separation between church and state" is simply religious extortion and the trampling over our inalienable human rights.
King James Version (KJV)
19 Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him [Jesus] a penny.
20 And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription?
21 They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's
; and unto God the things that are God's.
22 When they had heard these words, they marvelled, and left him, and went their way.
It seems Constantine was the first to deny the actual message of "The Lord" by granting churches immunity from taxes. Now tea baggers feel it in their interest to deny the Lord's message whenever it suits their base of greedy rich religious people masquerading as Christians.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.