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Old June 11, 2009, 12:11 PM   #1
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Back door Gun Registration...

Heads up folks!!!

Senate Bill SB-2099 will require us to put on our 2009
1040 federal tax form all guns that you have or own. It may
require fingerprints and a tax of $50 per gun.

This bill was introduced on Feb.. 24. This bill will
become public knowledge 30 days after it is voted into law.
This is an amendment to the Internal Revenue Act of 1986.
This means that the Finance Committee can pass this without
the Senate voting on it at all.

The full text of the proposed amendment is on the U.S.
Senate home page,
You can find the
bill by doing a search by the bill number, SB-2099.

You know who to call; I strongly suggest you do.
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Old June 11, 2009, 12:14 PM   #2
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See this closed thread re: $50 gun tax.

or this link.

Short answer is it's false.
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Old June 11, 2009, 12:15 PM   #3
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Wasn't this an internet hoax?

Edit: Yes, I guess it is.
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Old June 11, 2009, 12:23 PM   #4
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thanks. I'm glad it's not true.

my apologies for not looking into it further.
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Old June 11, 2009, 01:21 PM   #5
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