High court axes sales tax holiday for guns

Image by Flickr user Svadilfari Image by 20090505-guns.jpg Sorry, but you won't be getting a discount from the state this year.

The State reports that the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that the implementation of sales tax holiday for guns was unconstitutional.

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The bill was hotly contested as being a silly idea, but the court took issue with the discount being attached to what was mainly an energy-saving bill.

The holiday would have happened on Thanksgiving weekend.

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