The so-called “Assault Weapons Excise Act,” has been introduced in the U.S. House by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA).
In its current form, the bill would impose a 1,000% tax on the manufacturer, importer, or producer of so-called “assault weapons” and standard capacity magazines.
Since the media and gun grabbers claim these to be “military-style” weapons, there is a carve out for law enforcement and military.
A simple 50-vote majority in the Senate could pave the way for this unconstitutional gun control, because the bill qualifies as a revenue measure via reconciliation.
Since Senate Democrats don’t have 60 votes in the U.S. Senate to get a so-called “assault weapons” ban to President Biden’s desk, they’re seeking this as their path forward to banning modern sporting rifles, and America’s most popular rifle.
Read more at the Washington Post.