Tax the videogames and save our children.

A Wisconsin Senator wants to add a tax to videogames which would go towards a juvenile offender program. Don't assume this just applies to Wisconsin, either-- these types of laws, when successful, tend to spread to other States.

A Wisconsin lawmaker wants to ensure that non-violent, youthful offenders are processed in juvenile, not adult court.

The idea makes sense, but State Senator Jon Erpenbach’s plan to fund rehabilitation programs for those found delinquent is controversial.

As reported by the Wisconsin Radio Network, Erpenbach, a Democrat, wants to add a special one-percent sales tax for video games and game consoles. The surcharge would be in addition to Wisconsin’s current five-percent sales tax.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016