Family charged 'death tax' for baby who lived one hourby ELISA HAHN / KING 5 News
Jan. 14, 2011
Swedish Journalist Who Worked To Demystify No-Go Zones Gets Shot In No-Go Zone
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Says All Men Should Be Feminists, Calls For End to 'Bro Culture'
Disturbing Video Shows Brutal Assault On Elderly Teacher by Middle School Students
Here's The Source Of The 'End-of-World Prediction' That Interrupted TV Broadcasts in Orange County
CNN Cuts Off Black Trump Supporter After He Rejects Concept Of 'White Guilt'
SEATTLE -- Olivia Clark lived for only one hour. Doctors didn't even expect her to survive birth. Now her family has a hard time understanding why the King County Medical Examiner has to review her death and charge $50. [...]
"There was a little line on there near the bottom of the bill that said 'King county death tax: $50.' And we looked at that, and looked at that and looked at each other and said 'what is that?' Couldn't believe that a little girl that lived for an hour has to pay a $50 tax," said Larry. [...]
"Every time I turn around the county appears to be nickel and diming us, putting a tax on this and a tax on that. Where does it end?" said Larry.