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Friday, April 04, 2008

Porn Taxes For the Children

A South Carolina politician has proposed a "porn tax." The money will be used -- wait for it -- for the children, so it's all good, see?
State Senator Mike Fair wants to add a 20 percent surcharge on magazines like Playboy and Hustler that show frontal nudity. He says the tax hike would raise $385,000 dollars for the state to pay for tracking devices for sex offenders.

"Just as we're trying to do with cigarettes, we have tried to do and continue to try to do with alcohol, is lets the users of those products pay for some of the consequences that come from that," Fair explained.

It's one tax increase mom's like Virginie Sanders won't argue about.

“I agree with it. I agree with it because we need all the help we can get to keep them away from our kids. It's better than tax payers paying out of their pockets for it.”
'Cause, you know, it's not like any of the people who buy these magazines also pay taxes. It's practically found money.

Read the whole thing here.

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