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28 November 2008

State (South Carolina)

Hunters and collectors can save some money on gun purchases today and Saturday as the state waives sales taxes on firearms. The tax-free weekend is likely the first of its kind in the country. State Rep. Mike Pitts, R-Greenwood, said he proposed the tax-free sales to celebrate the Second Amendment and respond to a then-pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on a Washington, D.C., handgun ban, which the court overturned. The tax-free days also coincide with the opening... (

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