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The San Jose City Council voted this in last night (Tuesday). A yearly tax on owners, requirement of insurance, and non-compliance will result in confiscation by city.

https://www.foxbusiness.com/li...rearms-noncompliance


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Poll Tax....UNCONSTITUTIONAL!


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I highly doubt it would survive scrutiny by SCOTUS.
 
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I surely do hope that it is contested!!
 
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This is just a good way to keep the Second Amendment Foundation, et. al, attorney's funded. There's no way this will survive, probably even at the 9th Circuit level, ending this without even going to SCOTUS.


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We should strip away any government budgeted protection service they receive - armed guards, escorts, whatever. If they get any service, they should be taxed on the benefit. The public pays for the wages, expenses, insurance etc for the employees providing security services. That benefit should be applied as personal tax to the government employee benefitting from said service. Any level up to the POTUS. Cost of SS detail - cost should be added to POTUS as income and be personally taxable.

I don't know. I'm making stupid shit up. Just like San Jose.




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I highly doubt it would survive scrutiny by SCOTUS.

Won't even leave the state....

Much like what SF attempted to do years ago with a rash of young but ideologically bent 'progressives' on the board of supervisors, they passed a variety of 'good idea' gun laws and snuck a handgun ban onto the ballot. Most of them got shot down by the courts as being unconstitutional.

Chuck Michel will likely lead the defense team and the City of San Jose will be paying through their nose on these.
 
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Poll Tax....UNCONSTITUTIONAL!


It is not a poll tax, but it will be unconstitutional.




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Call it anything that you want to as long as you realize that when the courts get involved that if it was applied to me that I would go after the people personally that tried to enforce this unconstitutional action. Commiefornia at its best. ............................ drill sgt.
 
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Predictions:

1. Lawsuit(s) will be filed
2. Injunctions will be issued suspending enforcement until court action is finalized
3. Measure will be overturned by the courts
4. TAXPAYERS WILL PAY EVERY STINKING DIME OF LEGAL EXPENSES AND COURT COSTS FOR BOTH SIDES OF THE ACTIONS.

#4 is the really big problem with such nonsense. The politicians never have to come up with the money to pay for their mistakes, everything is passed on to the general public.


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