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Chicago: Bullet Tax Dropped, Gun Tax Stands

TXTRUTH Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:41 AM
Criminals don't pay taxes. "She said 29 percent of guns used in crimes in Chicago were purchased legally in suburban Cook County." Meaning 71% are not! Her next idea will be to lock up the victims because they allowed themselves to be robbed.

Things in Chicago are looking up when it comes to gun rights....sort of. Okay just kidding not really at all:

The senior executive of the county that includes Chicago dropped a proposed tax on bullets on Wednesday but kept a plan to tax firearms to help defray healthcare expenses associated with the high rate of gun.

"It is very important to us to tax guns because we know that guns are the sources of the incredible violence we have in our neighborhoods," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle told a news conference. She said 29 percent...