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The NRA and a suburban gun dealer say Cook County’s proposed taxes on bullets and guns will probably land in court.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, saying there is too much violence in Chicago, wants a 5-cent tax on every bullet sold in the county and a $25 tax on every gun sold.

Dave Workman, of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Bear Arms, told the Associated Press that gun-rights advocates will not stand for this.

“It’s not the law-abiding citizens stacking bodies like cordwood in Chicago; it’s the bad guys,” he said.

The tax also could drive business out of Cook County and into the collar counties.

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