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GA – GUN POLITICS – Sen.-Elect Cynthia Lummis Campaigns in Georgia, Warns Democrats Will ‘Punish’ Gun Owners by Taxing Guns

Sen.-elect Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) campaigned Monday afternoon as part of a tour to promote voting for Republicans in the Georgia Senate runoff election and talked with Breitbart News about how she sees Democrats threatening fundamental rights like the Second Amendment. Lummis, after appearing at Meadows Gun Club alongside Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), Rep.-elect Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), and other Republican leaders as part of Club for Growth Action’s statewide “Save America” bus tour, spoke with Breitbart News about Democrat plans to tax guns as a means of penalizing those who own them. “They will tax guns,” Lummis said. “They will tax every weapon as high as they can every year as a way to punish those of us who are gun owners.” Lummis described incumbent Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) as the country’s “last line of defense” because Republicans retaining the Senate majority hinges on at least one of them winning their runoff race on January 5. “Literally our Bill of Rights is going to be under fire without Loeffler and Perdue,” Lummis warned.

As Breitbart News’s AWR Hawkins reported, President-elect Joe Biden’s gun control policy includes registering all existing AR-15s and other guns Democrats deem “assault weapons” under the National Firearms Act. That, in addition to Biden’s policy provision that Americans sell back or register their “high-capacity” magazines, could result in the federal government imposing an overall estimated $34 billion in taxes on existing guns and magazines. Breitbart News asked Lummis, a longtime lawmaker who grew up on her family’s ranch in Wyoming, what an ideal gun policy looks like from her perspective. Lummis replied, “It looks like the Second Amendment.”  [full article]

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