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Plan B: Taxing to Death the Firearms Industry

juroo Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 8:58 AM
This discriminates against the honest working person of lesser means (poor). Now those law abiding citizens who can only afford to live in questionable neighborhoods will be unable to maintain a firearm. The cost will be too high for them. This will affect honest shop keepers in these neighborhoods too. We have to start thinking one step ahead of these progressives and their harmful ideas.

If you can't ban it, tax it into being unattainable. As efforts to reinstate a federal ban on modern sporting rifles at the federal level fail to gain traction, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are looking for another option to get their gun control goals fulfilled with a little help from the IRS.

The proposals range from the modest -- a proposed 5 percent tax in New Jersey -- to the steep -- a proposed 50 percent ammo tax in Maryland. The bills follow efforts to ban...

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