Bill proposes liability insurance for gun owners

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- The first piece of gun legislation since the tragedy at Sandy Hook is making its way through the general assembly.

The Connecticut Post reports the bill would require gun owners to have liability insurance. It would also impose a 50-percent tax on ammunition sales.

Some Republicans voiced their opposition in a committee meeting, but the Democratic majority sent the bill on its way to the Finance Committee for further action.

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Read More: House Bill 5268

CTPost.com

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jprog7
Tax the law abiding citizens and make them jump through hoops to keep what they already legally own. The politicians are going to make it harder and harder for people to obtain a gun to defend themselves. Please explain to me, how would this will prevent a mass shooting? Criminals don't abide by the laws now, do you think they are going to get insurance on their guns which are stolen? Lol, this is nothing more than a thinly vailed attempt to twist the screws on law abiding citizens.
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insurance????????????? lets see, there is mandatory CAR insurance NOW.......alot of people mostly illegals DONT have it.......this wont fly.....what insurance will take a chance to insure a gun and have something like NEWTOWN happen...can you imagine the friggin lawsuits?????????????...LOL........the insurance company will go bankrupt..........I am a gun owner..the tax I can see, sort of, not really at 50%....but thats a cash hungry lawmaker..........
 

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