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Old 03-07-2009, 00:43   #1
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New tax on owning weapons?

I heard a rumor that I suspect is just a rumor, but I wanted to double-check. The rumor was that a new bill had been introduced to the Illinois legislature requiring a $200 yearly tax for the owner of any firearm (that's $200 for each firearm) in the state. Any truth to this?

It seems too ridiculous to be true, but I wanted to check.
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Old 03-15-2009, 00:09   #2
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Have not heard that one. Oh, I live in the free state of Iowa btw, but we border Illinois and my family over there (Ill) lives under the Peoples Republic of Illinois laws so I try to keep up. I did hear about the $1,000,000 insurance policy that the gun owners there have to have a minimum of... what is going on with that State!!?!?!?!??!?!!?
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Old 03-15-2009, 01:13   #3
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Have not heard that one. Oh, I live in the free state of Iowa btw, but we border Illinois and my family over there (Ill) lives under the Peoples Republic of Illinois laws so I try to keep up. I did hear about the $1,000,000 insurance policy that the gun owners there have to have a minimum of... what is going on with that State!!?!?!?!??!?!!?
Glad to hear it. I live right next to it on the Indiana side so I too have people that live over there (but none are really gun people unfortunately). I hadn't heard about the insurance policy though.

Who knows what's going on with that state?
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Old 03-25-2009, 12:46   #4
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Have not heard that one. Oh, I live in the free state of Iowa btw, but we border Illinois and my family over there (Ill) lives under the Peoples Republic of Illinois laws so I try to keep up. I did hear about the $1,000,000 insurance policy that the gun owners there have to have a minimum of... what is going on with that State!!?!?!?!??!?!!?
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Old 03-25-2009, 20:54   #5
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I've been talking with my wife about seriously moving out of this damn state!...
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Old 03-25-2009, 21:11   #6
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I've been talking with my wife about seriously moving out of this damn state!...
Me too. Indiana is a cheaper and also a close solution. We can CCW in IN
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Old 03-26-2009, 20:29   #7
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^^^Sorry but Indiana isn't for me. I've been to Tennessee 3 times and I LOVE it there, especially Eastern TN...
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