Arizona State Reps Proposing $20 Internet Porn Tax to Fund the Border Wall

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Arizona state Rep. Gail Griffin (R-Hereford) has presented a bill to the state legislature that could end the stalemate between Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump over $5.7 billion for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

According to KOLD TV, House Bill 2444 would impose a porn tax on residents of Arizona and require payment of at least $20 in order to view pornography on the internet.

The bill calls for software that blocks “websites that display obscene material on the internet” to be installed on all electronic devices sold in Arizona. In order to remove the block, individuals would be required to prove they are at least 18 years old and to pay the $20 fee.

Any private citizen or distributor who sidesteps the block would be committing a class 1 misdemeanor, the bill says.

The money obtained from the tax would be placed into a fund — dubbed the John McCain Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Fund — and the money would be utilized for one of 10 possible projects.

At the top of the list is building a wall along Arizona’s shared border with Mexico or to fund border security. Continue Reading