Illinois: Critics take aim at Preckwinkle bullet tax

Posted on October 10, 2012

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's idea of taxing guns and bullets to help balance the budget drew fire Tuesday from critics who argued it would punish law-abiding firearm owners while failing to quell violence.
The first-term board president's rollout of the bullet tax plan got off to a shaky start. Preckwinkle was light on details, saying she doesn't know what tax she would like to charge per bullet or handgun or how much revenue it would raise.

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