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Letter: Trib editorial was right on anti-gay marriage law
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

In a letter to the editor published Friday ("Tribune has no business urging gay couples to ignore law," Forum, Oct. 18) Clair Reese suggested the Tribune had no business urging married gay couples to file joint income tax returns with the Utah State Tax Commission. I disagree.

I think it was a brave editorial stance to take in advocating for civil disobedience. The law is unjust, unconstitutional and undeserving of compliance.

Now if we can only get the heterosexual married couples to not pay state income tax in sympathy protest, we can deprive the state of revenue and shut down the government. The Legislature would surely rush to satisfy our demand to legalize gay marriage and ... wait.

That's right. Doesn't work. Never mind.

Joey Wolfe

Sandy

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