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  • ACTION: Contact your Senators urging them to cosponsor S. 477 to kill Obama's Operation Choke Point

    02/13/2015 1:18:49 PM PST · by forty_years · 36 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | Friday, 13 February 2015 | Gun Owners of America
    ACTION: Contact your Senators and urge them to cosponsor S. 477, the Firearms Manufacturers and Dealers Protection Act of 2015. Operation Choke Point a Threat to the Second Amendment About a year ago, the Second Amendment community was rocked by news that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) had teamed up with Attorney General Eric Holder to utterly destroy firearms manufacturers and dealers by cutting off all credit and banking relationships with them.For its part, the FDIC categorized gun and ammunition sales as a "high-risk business," lumping it in with drug dealers, pornographers, and Ponzi scheme operators -- all of...
  • Visa Subsidiary Cuts Ties with Nation's Largest Gun Shop

    10/13/2013 12:48:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | October 13, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Hyatt Gun Shop states that a subsidiary of Visa shut down payments for its customers' online gun purchases, effectively cutting ties with "the nation's largest gun store," Hyatt claims, because of legal online gun sales. Hyatt Gun Shop is located in Charlotte, NC, and owner Larry Hyatt says Authorize.net—described on its website as "a solution of Cybersource, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa"—sent him an email saying they were ending their business relationship with his store over "the sale of firearms or any similar product." According to the Washington Examiner, the email said "that gun sales violated a section of...
  • GE Halts Financing for Firearm Retailers as Gun Lenders Vanish

    04/25/2013 2:36:19 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 12 replies
    Can only post the link as it is Bllomturb material.
  • Gun Dealers Have Problems With Credit Card Processors

    01/25/2013 11:28:30 AM PST · by Myrddin · 44 replies
    newschannel5 (Tennessee) ^ | January 24, 2013 | Chris Cannon
    LEIPER'S FORK, Tenn. - A Williamson County gun dealer recently learned a credit card processing company no longer wants to do business with him. "We go through all the hoops and all the steps and at the end of the day it's still a struggle to get the same services anybody else would," said Nick McMillan. He owns Leiper's Fork Firearms. It is a small gun dealership McMillan runs out of his home. "We're set up like a business, just like every other small business out there," he said. McMillan is a has a federal firearms license and is heavily...
  • Gun Dealers Have Problems With Credit Card Processors

    01/25/2013 9:14:48 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 58 replies
    Channel5news ^ | Jan 24, 2013 | Chris Cannon
    LEIPER'S FORK, Tenn. - A Williamson County gun dealer recently learned a credit card processing company no longer wants to do business with him. "We go through all the hoops and all the steps and at the end of the day it's still a struggle to get the same services anybody else would," said Nick McMillan. He owns Leiper's Fork Firearms. It is a small gun dealership McMillan runs out of his home. "We're set up like a business, just like every other small business out there," he said. McMillan is a has a federal firearms license and is heavily...
  • ATF exposes dealers to pressure and risks to satisfy Obama’s executive action

    01/19/2013 11:31:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    examiner ^ | 1/18/13 | david codrea
    An “Open letter to all Federal Firearms Licensees” released Wednesday by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Firearms and Explosives Industry Division Chief Chad J. Yoder fulfills one of the 23 executive actions President Barack Obama announced at Wednesday’s signing, but does so by pressuring dealers who are dependent on ATF approval for their economic survival to “volunteer,” while increasing their liability and exposure for infractions. “Publish a letter from ATF to federally licensed gun dealers providing guidance on how to run background checks for private sellers” Obama said, not making clear he was going to be making a...
  • Firearm dealers told to ignore federal law, begin de facto registration of gun owners

    01/19/2013 10:38:52 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 63 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/19/13 | Doug Book
    Barack Obama’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has sent an open letter to all Federal Firearms License (FFL) holders/licensed gun dealers in the United States, recommending they “…enhance public safety and assist law enforcement by encouraging and facilitating transfers of firearms between private individuals through their business.” In short, FFL holders are being told to perform background checks and keep records of private gun sales between American citizens, EVEN THOUGH federal law may NOT require that they do so! (1) According to current federal law, gun sales between private individuals must be...
  • Trial begins for N.M. gun dealer family charged with illegal sales

    07/19/2012 3:18:32 PM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 18 July, 2012 | David Codrea
    A jury was selected and the prosecution and one defense attorney have given opening statements yesterday in the trial of the Reese family, gun store owners charged in an indictment with conspiracy, aiding and abetting smuggling of firearms, money laundering and making false statements to investigators. Reconvening today at 9 a.m. in the U.S. District Court in Las Cruces, N.M., a family spokesperson told Gun Rights Examiner that the other three defense attorneys for family members required to retain separate representation are making their opening statements today. “Testimony is expected to begin” in today’s session, the Las Cruces Sun-News added....
  • Pinole bans home-based gun dealers

    04/18/2012 10:02:29 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 5 replies
    abclocal.go.com/kgo/ ^ | 18 April 2012 | Alan Wang
    PINOLE, Calif. (KGO) -- Guns themselves were in the crosshairs Tuesday night in the East Bay. City leaders in Pinole voted 5-0 to restrict a common way some people buy firearms, banning home-based gun dealers. The proposal to ban home-based gun dealers in residential neighborhoods was brought up after a Pinole resident applied for a permit to sell guns and ammunition out of this home. The city's police chief said it would create more criminal targets. The city planning commission recommended the ban because it was zoning issue. But gun proponents called it a violation of their second amendment right...
  • BATFE Adds Theft To Its Crimes

    10/17/2008 2:49:36 PM PDT · by Czar · 7 replies · 529+ views
    Gun Owners of America ^ | October 17, 2008 | Gun Owners of America
    BATFE Adds Theft To Its Crimes Gun Owners of America E-Mail Alert 8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102, Springfield, VA 22151 Phone: 703-321-8585 / FAX: 703-321-8408 http://www.gunowners.org Friday, October 17, 2008 Coloseum Software Corporation has developed software that will help dealers record all of the information that is unconstitutionally required by the federal government -- and to keep that information in a way that insulates them from bogus prosecutions at the hands of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (aka The Gang). The document that is most often involved in "gotcha" injustices is the Form 4473 which all customers...
  • Senate Approves Bill Protecting Gun Businesses

    07/30/2005 4:27:49 AM PDT · by XR7 · 13 replies · 680+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 7/30/05 | CARL HULSE
    WASHINGTON, July 29 - The Senate agreed to shield gun manufacturers and dealers from liability lawsuits on Friday, as Congress broke for a monthlong recess after sending President Bush energy and transportation bills that had been years in the making. Long sought by the gun lobby, the Senate measure - approved 65 to 31 - would prohibit lawsuits against gun makers and distributors for misuse of their products during the commission of a crime. Senate supporters said the plan was needed to protect the domestic firearms industry from a rash of lawsuits that threatened its economic future. "This bill is...
  • ATF Inspects Few Licensed Gun Dealers

    07/19/2004 4:18:10 PM PDT · by Euro-American Scum · 18 replies · 820+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/19/2004 | CURT ANDERSON
    WASHINGTON - Only about 4.5 percent of the nation's federally licensed gun dealers are checked each year to ensure they comply with firearms laws, far below the goals set by the agency that does the exams, the Justice Department (news - web sites) said Monday. At that rate, it would take the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives 22 years to inspect all 104,000 federally licensed gun dealers, said a review by Glenn A. Fine, the Justice Department inspector general. ATF's goal is to check each dealer once every three years. ATF Director Carl Truscott said the agency's 420...
  • City Wins Right to U.S. Data on Firearms(NYC)

    05/21/2004 12:11:22 AM PDT · by neverdem · 26 replies · 1,334+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 21, 2004 | WILLIAM GLABERSON
    New York City won a significant victory this week in its civil suit against the firearms industry, winning the right to information that could help prove its claim that the industry closes its eyes to the way guns get into the hands of criminals. On Wednesday, a federal magistrate ruled that the city was entitled to federal data that traces the path of guns used in crimes, overruling objections by the Justice Department. Lawyers say that without the data the city would have difficulty proving its claim that the gun industry's marketing and distribution practices amount to a public nuisance....
  • End looks near for gun shop zoning

    03/30/2004 8:56:23 AM PST · by neverdem · 15 replies · 223+ views
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | Mar. 30, 2004 | Joe Biesk
    THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY STORES COULD SELL WEAPONS ALONGSIDE ANY OTHER BUSINESS ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFORT - Local zoning restrictions on federally licensed gun dealers and manufacturers would be lifted, and they could operate alongside any other business, under a bill the General Assembly passed yesterday. Gun importers would also be safe from zoning restrictions, under the bill. The state Capitol was a busy place yesterday as the General Assembly considered what legislation it would pass on the final day scheduled for lawmakers to pass bills this session. Remaining days left for the legislature are scheduled to deal with any gubernatorial vetoes....
  • Concerns about gun stores misguided

    01/21/2004 11:27:44 AM PST · by neverdem · 54 replies · 794+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Jan 19, 2004 | DOUG PIKE
    A Washington-based non-profit group called Americans for Gun Safety claims to take the middle ground on gun ownership. I question its neutrality. As a hunter, target-shooter and gun owner, I've been courted in the past by groups that claimed common-sense positions on firearms. These champions of "responsible use" recruit membership and money from both sides but typically lean hard to one side. At its Web site, AGS says it is "bringing a new voice to the debate over guns and gun safety, which for too long has been dominated by the far left and far right. Through legislative measures and...