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Washington state Democrats propose additional tax for 'privilege of using ammunition'

Louis Casiano - Fox News | Published on 1/17/2024
Washington state Democrats are proposing an additional tax on residents for "the privilege of using ammunition" in an effort to decrease gun violence.

Fifteen state Democrats recently introduced House Bill 2238, citing the health and safety threat posed by gun violence throughout the state. The legislation was referred Tuesday to the state's legislature's committee on finance.

If passed, the bill would impose a use and sales tax on the retail sale of ammunition.