Skip to comments.California Tea Party Files Class Action Lawsuit Against IRS
Posted on 05/22/2013 7:04:17 AM PDT by Lakeshark
As Tea Party groups stage successful rallies at Internal Revenue Service offices nationwide, one California organization is staging a frontal assault on this government behemoth.
One of the largest and most active Tea Party groups in the nation is filing the first of what is expected to be many lawsuits against the government for allegedly singling out conservative organizations.
The NorCal Tea Party Patriots, based in northern California, claim the IRS violated its rights when it either held up or rejected its applications for tax-exempt status .
The NorCal lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Cincinnati. The suit seeks group status for all conservative and libertarian groups targeted for additional scrutiny between March 2010 and May 2013. Its also seeking unspecified money damages for the alleged violation of their constitutional rights and the costs associated with trying to comply with the IRS demands.
The lawsuit is being backed by Citizens for Self-Governance, a group launched by Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler.
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I'm struggling with this. A civil suit results in damages being paid out from our federal government.
On the one hand, finally, the government dishes out some money to conservative groups that will help future election efforts.
On the other hand, we are suing the taxpayers and adding to the debt.
Not only are they not a-skeeeeered of The IRS, they're taking it to 'em.
Go get 'em, David. Bunch of Philistines.
I understand and sympathize with your thinking, on the other hand I think they need to die the death of 1,000 cuts. If this is one of the deeper cuts that can be inflicted, one that can help boost understanding of how evil the IRS has become, I’m for it.
BURN THE IRS AND THE 16th AMENDMENT TO THE GROUND (figuaratively of course).
The ACLJ says this is their biggest lawsuit ever.
Abolish the income tax, and the IRS with it.
Prohibit government employee unions as a conflict of interest against the taxpayer.
Let's hope lots of leaks are made, ones that the MSM can't ignore.
I want the House Republicans to play this super smart, and attack not Obama, but the whole leftist, PC ideology.
“Yes, these offenses are impeachable, but we’re not going to even vote on it because of the futility. Because the president is deemed to be ‘African-American’ and because of the unwritten societal rules associated with that classification, it will be impossible to hold him to the same standards as other presidents would be.”
Amen on both counts.
Back on the first hand, it is not Bush’s fault this time that something went wrong. JK
money well spent!
Then let’s just impeach the WHITE half!!!!!
Destroying political correctness would do more to save the country than impeaching Obama.
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