Antigovernment activists property to go on block

first_imgo Previously: Anti-government activist David Darby does not acknowledge the government’s authority to levy taxes. Since 2009, he has not paid property taxes to Clark County.o What’s new: After more than a year of legal wrangling, a Clark County Superior Court judge said the county had the authority to sell Darby’s property at auction, scheduled for Sept. 16.o What’s next: Darby said he would not vacate his property when the county sells it. He plans to appeal the court decision granting the sale in U.S. District Court in Tacoma.Clark County will auction property belonging to anti-government activist David Darby later this month, potentially capping a multiyear dispute arising over more than $20,000 in unpaid property taxes and fines.But Darby, who describes himself as a “sovereign citizen” who doesn’t recognize the county’s authority, said he won’t go willingly. And whoever buys the property, officials say, will be responsible for getting Darby to leave.last_img read more