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$25-a-gun sales tax approved in Chicago area

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$25-a-gun sales tax approved in Chicago area

Posted: 11.12.12 04:00 PM

A controversial "violence tax" on guns in the Chicago area was approved Friday by Cook County commissioners, NBCChicago.com reported.The $25 tax on every gun purchased in the county -- city law prohibits gun sales in Chicago*-- is meant to offset health care and other costs of gun violence, Board President Toni Preckwinkle said.

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