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Gun-rights groups protest proposal for new R.I. tax on firearms, ammo

Friday, March 1, 2019

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s attempt to levy a 10-percent surcharge on the price of guns and ammunition drew hundreds of opponents in matching yellow T-shirts to the Rhode Island State House on Thursday to whoop and cheer each time a lawmaker likened the governor’s move to an unconstitutional “assault on the Second Amendment.″

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