In I mentioned that Charles Merrill had decided to stop paying federal and state income tax in protest against the governments’ policies of denying equal legal status to same-sex marriages. (See also the similar case of tax resister Robert Mueller.)
Merrill and his partner Kevin Boyle now have a web site at which they are collecting information about their protest and resources for what they hope to be a growing movement of tax resisters protesting for gay marriage rights.
“We’re paying first-class taxes to be treated like second-class citizens and we’re sick of it.”…
“According to the General Accounting Office, there are over 1,049 protections and incentives extended to straight married couples, none of which we get… I’m just doing the same thing that Mahatma Gandhi did in India and the colonists did during the War for Independence.”