Some Members Of Congress Want To Tax New Guns, Ammunition For ‘Gun Violence’ Programs


Some Members Of Congress Want To Tax New Guns, Ammunition For ‘Gun Violence’ Programs

By Dave Workman
Ten congressional Democrats want to add new taxes to the sale of firearms and ammunition to finance “research on gun violence and its prevention,” community-oriented policing, Project Safe Neighborhoods, improving the National Instant Check System (NICS) community-based violence prevention projects.
Long story short, this money is not aimed at enhancing the popular Pittman-Robertson Federal Aid to Wildlife Restoration program. H.R. 5103 is dubbed the “Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2018.” It is sponsored by Reps. Danny Davis and Robin Lynne Kelly, both of Illinois, Bill Pascrell of New Jersey, Hank Johnson of Georgia, Karen Bass …

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