Supreme Court Justice Scalia: If Taxes Go Too High ‘Perhaps You Should Revolt’

(CBS News) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people “should revolt.”

Appointed in 1986, Antonin Scalia is the longest-serving justice currently on the Court.

Speaking at the University of Tennessee College of Law on Tuesday, the longest-serving justice currently on the bench was asked by a student about the constitutionality of the income tax, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports.

Scalia responded that the government has the right to implement the tax, “but if it reaches a certain point, perhaps you should revolt.”

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