California Gov. Newsom Doubles Tax On Guns And Ammo In Latest Gun Regulation Effort

Posted on AllSides September 26th, 2023
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed multiple state gun regulation bills Tuesday including one that will double the taxes on gun and ammunition sales to fund violence intervention programs and public school security measures—as the governor makes gun regulation a key piece of his legacy amid increased mass shootings in the U.S. The gun tax bill, AB28, will enforce an 11% tax on the sale of guns and ammunition in California, which will be stacked on top of California’s pre-existing 10-11% tax starting July 1, 2024. State officials say the...

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