Democrats Propose Outrageous 1,000% Tax on Manufacturers and Importers of Assault Weapons

Democrats Propose Outrageous 1,000% Tax on Manufacturers and Importers of Assault Weapons


A group of Democrats, led by Virginia Congressman Don Breyer, are backing a proposed 1000% tax on assault weapons.

Breyer pointed to the recent mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Tulsa while introducing the Assault Weapons Excise Act to the United States House of Representatives.

Breyer then took to Twitter to express his views and purpose for the outrageous tax proposal. He noted, “Right after he turned 18, the Uvalde shooter bought an AR-15 model rifle for $1,870. A week later he killed 19 children and 2 teachers. Under my legislation had that gun would cost $18,700, obviously making it significantly harder to acquire.”

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“Congress must take action to stem the flood of weapons of war into American communities,” the Breyer

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