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4 September 2009

Times-Picayune (Louisiana)

On the eve of Louisiana's inaugural sales-tax holiday for guns and ammunition, which starts today and runs through Sunday, some unlikely critics emerged to assail the program. During a phone conference on Thursday, officials with the Tax Foundation, a Washington group that advocates lower taxes, called the holiday a "political gimmick" meant to promote gun ownership. "This is an inappropriate use of the tax code," said Joseph Henchman, the foundation's director of... (

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