Melissa Etheridge: No more taxes

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How mad is Melissa Etheridge about California’s rejection of gay marriage? Mad enough to withhold her taxes.

The rocker, married five years to actress Tammy Lynn Michaels, posted a fiery blog Thursday about the passage of Proposition 8, which limits marriage to heterosexual couples.

“I am taking that to mean I do not have to pay my state taxes because I am not a full citizen,” Etheridge wrote at thedaily beast.com. “I mean, that would just be wrong, to make someone pay taxes and not give them the same rights.”

The idea, she wrote, also could extend to other gay Californians: “I am sure Ellen [DeGeneres] will be a little excited to keep her bazillion bucks that she pays in taxes too.”

Read the full story from the Chicago Sun Times.

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