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Cook county taxing guns

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by jeanderson, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. jeanderson

    jeanderson Toga!... Toga! Platinum Member

    Well, I'm glad to see those fine elected officials in Chicagoland have finally come to their senses. They were going to tax guns and ammo, but now are only going to tax guns:

    Yup, that should cut down crime alright.

    To anyone reading this from Chicago: Do you get to vote for this guy?
  2. VinnieD


    Mar 26, 2011
    So how do you tax stolen guns? Last I checked criminals weren't into legal purchases and background checks.

  3. cowboy1964


    Sep 4, 2009
    The proposed amount to be raised through the tax doesn't begin to cover the costs they are complaining about, so their entire justification for the tax is a joke to begin with when viewed from that perspective.
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2012
  4. Gunnut 45/454

    Gunnut 45/454

    Jun 20, 2002
    Well If I lived there I'd be moving. Leave the criminal infested ****hole to rot ! Good luck in getting Joe gangbanger to pay the tax. I see a drive by at this guys house in the future! Good luck Chitcago!! Dumocrats are real stupid critters!:rofl:
  5. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

    Apr 4, 2006
    I wonder if the politicians carrying guns will be exempt from the tax or if the county will pay it for them.