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Old November 11, 2012, 07:31 PM   #6
Bud Helms
Join Date: December 31, 1999
Location: Middle Georgia
Posts: 13,076
Chicago considered proposing a per round tax of 5 cents but from what I recently read that they got pressure and decided to not propose it
But the $25 per firearm tax has been enacted.

Stated reason for the tax, in that article : "Preckwinkle said the average shooting victim cost taxpayers $52,000 in acute care because nearly 70 percent of the victims don't have health insurance, ... "
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