A $50k outfitted full size SUV will get hit with $625 in additional taxes due immediately, in order to get a license plate. The state refused to grant the car buyers a stay. This means that the court is making Oklahomans pay a tax even though there is a valid argument to throw out the tax sometime later this summer.
Defiant Oklahomans may revolt and not pay the additional tax, but tag agencies will refuse to issue the plates unless every dime is collected. This would result in police confiscations and citations which are not constitutional. The Oklahoma Supreme Court is setting up a potential crisis by not granting the stay.
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...