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Plan B: Taxing to Death the Firearms Industry

psydoc Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 5:02 PM
I said this was going to happen in a post, about a month ago. Along with the tax, watch them try to amend the legislation to include a yearly license fee, that will be their next step in full registration. Wait for it...

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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