A 1,000% TAX on semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns?

A 1,000% TAX on semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns?

Anti-gunners have found another way to crack down on so-called “assault weapons.” Rep. Don Beyer has introduced a bill in the House (HR 8051) that will impose a 1,000% FEDERAL TAX on a vast number of semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns – and every magazine holding more than ten rounds. Beyer claims this tax could be passed with JUST 50 votes in the Senate through reconciliation, with Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote. At a time when Americans are getting crushed by Biden’s economy, a 1,000% tax on so-called “assault weapons” would essentially be a backdoor ban on commonly-owned firearms and magazines. Yet Beyer even admits that his tax is not really about raising federal revenue, but “creating a pathway to pass a new restriction on assault weapons with a simple majority in the Senate.” With a reconciliation vote expected THIS WEEK, we need your help alerting the 50-50 Senate to STRIKE DOWN this tax on “assault weapons” and magazines. Please add your name to our pre-written letter to STOP the 50-50 Senate from levying a 1,000% FEDERAL TAX on common self-defense firearms and magazines. Anti-gunners have now given themselves two possible paths in the Senate to crack down on magazines and firearms that millions of Americans own: Last week’s House bill that outright BANS so-called “assault weapons” and “large capacity” magazines. The new House bill that places a 1,000% tax on those same “assault weapons” – and magazines holding more than ten rounds – to make them too […]

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