Seattle Gun Tax Backfires As Gun-Related Deaths Double

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Topix

Seattle City Councilman Tim Burgess introduced a bill in 2015 to place a $25 tax on every firearm sold and a 5-cent tax on every ammunition round sold. Since the tax took effect, gun violence has risen and gun sales have decreased, leading to a much smaller payout than the city expected, Fox News Reports .

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