Seattle City Council taxes exercise of the First Amendment and a judge backs them up

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Demonstrating their right of free speech, The Savage Boys pose on their Facebook page.

$0.05 per word, $25 fee for flyers, petitions.

Actually, it’s the Second Amendment they’ve gone after, but same thing.

One thing to understand (well, lots of things, but here’s one): a tax on “bullets” affects no one but target shooters, who buy ammo by the thousands, because they (and I) can easily shoot 500 rounds in one session at the range. A gang banger or potential suicide, who together comprise 95% of all gun deaths, is unlikely to be deterred by an extra couple of bucks  tax on a box of cartridges-this is a measure solely aimed at harassment of responsible, legal gun owners.

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2 responses to “Seattle City Council taxes exercise of the First Amendment and a judge backs them up

  1. Cobra

    The Reptile in Chief is likely teeing up a similar executive action to foist upon the American public once he gets off the Oahuan links and reluctantly returns to the Cesspool of Columbia.

  2. Anonymous

    Speaking of taxes, a very sobering oped article in today’s Investors Business Daily on the future of the Nutmeg State…

    http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials-perspective/122215-786606-connecticut-high-tax-big-spending-policies.htm