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Arizona lawmaker proposes pornography tax to fund border wall

Posted at 10:09 PM, Jan 22, 2019

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- An Arizona lawmaker wants to tax pornography to raise funds for the border wall, according to KTRK .

Sen. Gail Griffin proposed the bill that would tax anyone viewing pornography on an electronic device in the state.

The bill indicates that the state would use blocking software to prevent the websites from being accessed until users prove their age and pay a $20 fee.

Those who violate the law would be face misdemeanor charges.

Border security is the first program that would be funded by the bill followed by programs to prevent human trafficking, domestic violence, prostitution, child abuse and sexual assault.