The Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights protects the right of Americans to own firearms. But liberals have come up with a way to restrict gun ownership anyway: the time-honored power of the federal government to impose taxes on things it disapproves of.
A U.S. territory is adding a $1,000 tax for every firearm. Chicago and Seattle are trying this on a much smaller scale. This tactic was first proposed in 1993 by Hillary Clinton. [Read more…]