Friday, September 10, 2010

Romanian 'Witch Tax' Voted Down Over Fear of Being Cursed

http://www.csmonitor.com/From-the-news-wires/2010/0910/Romanian-witch-tax-not-brewing-with-lawmakers-there

"Lawmakers Alin Popoviciu and Cristi Dugulescu of the ruling Democratic Liberal Party drafted a law where witches and fortune tellers would have to produce receipts, and would also be held liable for wrong predictions, a measure which was part of the government's drive to increase revenue.

Romania's Senate voted down the proposal Tuesday. Popoviciu claimed lawmakers were frightened of being cursed.
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