Sure, the title is kind of yellow journalismy. But, one of the main points about the Magna Carta is that the King wasn’t above the law. I wouldn’t be surprised if the post office is above state and local laws (just like no one pays state or local sales tax on a military base). But this is a pretty gutsy move on the part of the post office.
“In providing mail service across the country, the Postal Service attempts to work within local and state laws and regulations, when feasible,” she said in a letter responding to a summons for payment, according to Cleveland.com.
“However, as you are probably aware, the Postal Service enjoys federal immunity from state and local regulation,” Breslin wrote.