Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s gun control proposals could cost Americans tens of billions of dollars in taxes for firearms and accessories they already own.
The Washington Free Beacon, after pouring over Biden’s gun plans in addition to information on firearms already on the market, has concluded that owning some guns that are now perfectly legal could become very expensive.
That’s assuming Biden is declared the winner of the still-contested presidential election, of course.
Stephen Gutowski of The Free Beacon concluded that if Biden is successful in taking office and implementing his gun proposals, more than $34 billion in new taxes could be on the way for gun owners.
Those taxes specifically would target Americans who own popular sporting guns such as the AR-15 platform of rifle.
Taxes would apply both to the rifles and magazines that hold more than