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Taxing $1,000 per Gun Became a Reality in One U.S. Territory — and Some Worry It Could Spread

Discussion in 'Firearm Legislation & Activism' started by pacnw, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. pacnw

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  2. PaulB47

    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Broken link. Sounds like a great boost for the black market...
     
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    Kaltbluter Eugene Member 2015 Volunteer

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  4. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    “It’s something that none of us want and we want to make it as strict as possible.”

    then why did someone challenge and win the handgun ban in Court? Apparently at least one of you did want one.

    I'm tired of these lying sacks of crap. Be a F'ing man and say what you mean. Say "I dont want these guns and I dont want anyone to have them"
     
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  5. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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  6. nammac

    nammac I-5 Corridor - West of Portland Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Sounds like the residents of the Northern Marianas Islands need to throw their own tea party... Hopefully they clean house in November...

    Liberals never seem to understand that arms in the United States of America is a Right... Not subject to government regulation, control or taxing... Unless your going to tax all rights...

    I fully expect to see some of this nonsense happen here in Oregon unless the liberals are unseated in November...

    A strong message needs be sent by the people!!!
     
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  7. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    This link goes to the story
    http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/231401/

    These links go to the Northern Mariana Islands
    http://gov.mp/2016/04/11/handgun-law-signed-regulations-now-in-place/

    http://gov.mp/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Public-Law-No.-19-42-SB-19-94-SD1-HD10-Gun-Bill.pdf

    Map:
    https://goo.gl/vJI3bW


    How many rights do citizens of US Territories enjoy? Do they get representatives in Congress?

    As a Territory - I expect that the residents are regarded much like the residents of D.C. are - children who are totally dependent upon the USA. You should be so lucky to be paid minimum wage, it was just bad luck all the companies pulled out when you wages were so much better than anyone elses. But look, cheese!

    The idea of taxation on weapons - is the same idea that keeps suppressors challenging to obtain.





    Siapan and Tinian = Atomic / Hydrogen / Nuclear Bombs. ( If one goes east one comes to Bikini )
    The nearest neighbor looks to be Guam -
     
  8. whiskeybill

    whiskeybill Battle Ground, WA Well-Known Member

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    Allen Gottlieb and the Second Amendment Foundation are already challenging this tax in court. The only way to fight this nonsense is in the courts. And THAT is why the left is so determined to get as many liberal anti-gun judges appointed to the bench for life.
     
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  9. David Bowman

    David Bowman Beaverton OR Archer Defense Concepts

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    If I was the pro-gun version of Bloomberg, I would make a charitable air-drop of weapons and ammo on the nearest large ball field that they have there and have someone present to pass out free guns to whoever wanted them.

    Hard to tax a free gift. They could try of course, but how many would pay?