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Texas Lawmakers Demand Tax-Free Tampons

Tax-free tampons is the clarion call of six Texas lawmakers–five Democrats and one Republican–all intent on proposing legislation that would exempt feminine hygiene products from state sales tax by reclassifying these items as necessities.

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California Legislators Demand Tax-Free Tampons

California State Assemblywomen Democrat Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Republican Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) have offered a bill to exempt feminine hygiene products from taxes.

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Britain To Lobby EU To End Vagina Added Tax

Britain will lobby the European Union and its member states to stop taxing tampons and other women’s sanitary products as luxury items, rather than necessities, a junior finance minister promised on Monday. The vow came after a petition called “Stop