Gun bill proposed by Rep. Bill Pascrell would raise taxes on weapons, ammunition

Rep. Bill Pascrell announced the Gun Violence Prevention

Rep. Bill Pascrell announced the Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act. (August 21, 2013 5:53 PM)

New legislation was introduced in Trenton Wednesday to curb gun violence through taxation.

Rep. Bill Pascrell announced the Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act. The bill would provide $600 million to law enforcement each year by increasing taxes associated with purchasing firearms and ammunition.

The goal is to help keep New Jersey safe and provide a means for law enforcement...

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