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  • Assemblymember Proposes Bullet Tax

    02/22/2013 3:22:21 PM PST · by Ben Mugged · 20 replies
    Fox 40 ^ | 02-22-2013 | Mark Demsky
    <p>Sacramento Assemblyman Roger Dickinson wants to put a 5 cent tax for every bullet you buy in the State of California.</p> <p>Gun advocates say though it just doesn’t add up.</p> <p>“Our politicians have become some of the best gun and amo salesmen in history,” noted Mark Gardner a Sacramento gun owner.</p>
  • 5 cent tax per bullet on agenda in CA, smoking age to 21, suing gun manufacturers-Legislative alert

    08/05/2002 4:26:51 AM PDT · by chance33_98 · 41 replies · 767+ views
    Spate of issues confront lawmakers upon return State senators had been on extended recess * GUN CONTROL: Perata has a constitutional amendment that would put a five-cent tax on each bullet sold in California to raise money for hospital emergency rooms. Perata is also one of the authors of twin bills that would allow gun manufacturers to be sued for damage caused by their weapons. * SMOKING: A bill that would raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 is moving through the Senate. Assemblyman Paul Koretz, D-West Hollywood, says his proposal would make it tougher for minors to...
  • California Lawmakers Consider Bullet Tax

    04/05/2002 4:53:21 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 18 replies · 174+ views
    FOX ^ | 4/5/02 | Adam Housley
    <p>For lawmakers on the West Coast, the sound of gunfire may as well be money in the bank since a Democratic legislator has proposed a tax on bullet sales.</p> <p>Emergency rooms and trauma centers across the country are facing budget crunches, and state Sen. Don Perata said the tax on bullets would make up for the cost of treating injuries from gunshot wounds.</p>
  • Senator Perata Proposes Nickle Tax on Bullets

    03/29/2002 2:03:40 PM PST · by gc4nra · 179 replies · 1,113+ views
    KTVU/Fox2 News ^ | 3/28/02 | Randy Shandobil
    Political Editor Randy Shandobil for KTVU Channel 2 News Target practice could soon get a lot more expensive. Next week a Bay Area state senator will formally propose a five-cent-a-bullet sales tax. Not five percent, but a nickel for each and every round. Shoot a small caliber weapon, such as a .22? That more than doubles the price of your ammo. Sen. Don Perata/(D) Oakland : "I will be attacked by those who hate gun control. I know that. As soon as this airs, I am going to start getting nasty phone calls and email." Senator Don Perata is a...