The lawmaker cited here, has introduced a bill to put a 50% tax on ammunition. She’s not the first, just the
Mass murderers know they’re going to be killed (or kill themselves in their twisted “blaze of glory”), or go to prison at the end of their evil spree. Keeping their bank account up to speed is the last thing on their list of goals. And an extra $5.00 per box of fifty cartridges – a thin dime for each extra cowardly shot to kill – is somehow going to dissuade them?
There’s a saying that we should not attribute to malice that which can first be attributed to stupidity. Jillian Gilchrest, sponsor of the bill, has earned a master’s degree and a teaching position at a university, so I think the forgiving excuse of stupidity is off the table.
Her bill is a blatant, mean-spirited attack on gun owners, the latest volley in the anti-gunners’ thinly disguised culture war.
And the following respected gun bloggers agree: