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Originally posted by benrl
Why not a drunk drivers tax?
We would should have to pay for all the drunk drivers causing injury by taxing the sale of gas and automobiles to pay for the victim...
Originally posted by WozaMeathed
Yep, i knew the headline would get your attention.
(MODS, sorry if this is in wrong forum)
After reading and hearing some of the story's about the Innocent victims in the Aurora theatre massacre having to pay for their own medical bill's after being shot in this horrific crime, i was at first shocked and then disgusted by this.
I still cant believe that is the case.
What type of country do you live in when you make the Innocent victims of a crime pay for their own treatment.
It certainly ain't the land of the FREE, thats for sure.
You gun owning Americans should be forced to pay another TAX on every single one of your guns and gun related purchase's. This TAX should be called " The Innocent Victims Of Gun Related Crime TAX ".
This TAX should go to an Independently controlled Commission that will see this TAX go to pay for ALL the medical treatment, rehabilitation and compensation for every innocent victim of gun related crime in the USA no matter what their age or race is.
And for every extra innocent life injured or killed in a gun related crime, the TAX should be increased and the USA State that the crime happened in should receive a large fine too. (maybe then they would get serious about stopping gun related crimes in their area)
Only when you have to start paying from your own pockets will you start to understand that there is a real price to pay for owning such a weapon.
Its about time you 2nd amendment screaming Americans started thinking about everyones rights and not just your own.
These people had the right to sit and watch a movie in safety, they should also have the right to free medical care because some gun weilding maniac shot them.
As the old saying goes, "You broke it, You bought it"
edit on 27-7-2012 by WozaMeathed because: I Made Me Some Mistakes