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Plan B: Taxing to Death the Firearms Industry

Kevin348 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 11:13 PM
It won't pass. If it does pass, it will immediately be challenged and stayed until it reaches the Supreme Court. A Republican will be President by then and refuse to defend the case or it will be repealed. Government can't make it prohibitive to buy guns, because 2nd Amendment was passed to make it so We the People could overthrow a tyrannical government. Every Amendment in the Bill of Rights was put there to protect the states and We the People from the federal government. Constitution couldn't have been ratified without those protections.

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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