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#6265315 - 04/18/16 12:21 PM How about a gun tax?
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Registered: 12/14/08
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It is happening now folks.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A $1,000 per gun tax should serve as a “role model” for states, according to the governor of the U.S. territory of the Northern Mariana Islands, which imposed the $1,000 gun tax earlier this month. An idea first endorsed by Hillary Clinton in 1993, steep gun taxes have now taken hold in Cook County, Ill. the city of Seattle, and now a U.S. territory.
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#6265337 - 04/18/16 12:34 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Registered: 01/22/11
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Loc: Fairfield, TX
Idiots.... bang

Time to bolt if you live in any of those places....Austin is probably next in line.....SMDH....
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#6265340 - 04/18/16 12:36 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Registered: 07/19/08
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Alcohol Tax.... Check
Tobacco Tax.... Check
Firearm Tax.... Why not???
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#6265342 - 04/18/16 12:37 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
TexasKC Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 2311
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
I can't even put into words how much I despise Hillary Clinton and all the other "progressive" politicians in this country. This is nothing more than another attempt to circumvent the Constitution.


Edited by TexasKC (04/18/16 12:39 PM)

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#6265344 - 04/18/16 12:37 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Registered: 01/17/10
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perhaps enforce a steep tax on Clinton cigars confused2
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#6265363 - 04/18/16 12:51 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
rogerh Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
Posts: 268
Loc: Lampasas
I'm sure that will put a stop to the bad guys getting ahold of any weapons.

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#6265398 - 04/18/16 01:15 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Not new...

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#6265837 - 04/18/16 05:48 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Watch for the much easier to implement ammo and reloading supplies taxes.

"Hunters only need a few rounds per year - so $1.00 or $2.00 per cartridge will not really impact them."
"The money will be used for the children."
"This tax will help educate people about evil guns."
"The money will be used to help shooting victims."
"Who needs an obscene amount of ammo like 1,000 rounds - we MUST stop that evil!"

Think I'm wrong?

Marc
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#6266531 - 04/19/16 08:19 AM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Registered: 06/15/09
Posts: 3275
Loc: Huntsville, AL
We already pay a extra tax. It's called the Pittman-Robertson Act.

I expect heavy ammo taxes in the future. Too many guns already in circulation for a $1000 tax per weapon to work. Which is why I stock up when I can find good sales.
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#6266564 - 04/19/16 08:44 AM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: beaversnipe]
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Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
perhaps enforce a steep tax on Clinton cigars confused2


If you wanna get Bill...tax Viagra.
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#6270394 - 04/21/16 04:03 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
Ron H Offline
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There is already a quasi-gun tax, the CHL fee.

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#6271904 - 04/22/16 06:41 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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I'd be pretty upset about a $1000 per gun tax if I owned any guns.
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#6302173 - 05/17/16 09:53 PM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
DHJenkins Offline
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Registered: 05/18/15
Posts: 454
Loc: San Antonio
Originally Posted By: Cast
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It is happening now folks.




...in a U.S. territory 5,900 miles from the mainland where labor laws don't apply.

I'm not worried.

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#6302489 - 05/18/16 09:16 AM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Ron H]
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Originally Posted By: Ron H
There is already a quasi-gun tax, the CHL fee.


I would not call it a "tax" but rather we are paying for labor to process the request, run and verify the b/g check and make the ID card.
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#6303514 - 05/19/16 06:11 AM Re: How about a gun tax? [Re: Cast]
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Posts: 1590
Loc: Montgomery, TX USA
No. I cannot support any new tax of any kind until spending is brought back in control in accordance with the constitution.

This $1G tax is unreasonable under any circumstance.
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