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Gun Dealers Have Problems With Credit Card Processors
Channel5news ^ | Jan 24, 2013 | Chris Cannon

Posted on 01/25/2013 9:14:48 AM PST by EXCH54FE

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 regulated by both the state and federal governments.

But McMillan received an email from Intuit Payment solutions informing him the company was no longer interested in processing his credit card sales.

"They either reviewed several accounts, or it was a company wide policy, because I wasn't the only federal firearms license dealer that got pushed out the other day," McMillan said.

In the email the company wrote "Intuit does not support the services you are providing" and then the reason stated was firearms, ammunition, gun parts and accessories sales not sold in a face-to-face environment with the credit card being swiped.

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KEYWORDS: banglist; creditcardsdenied; creditcardssales; guncontrol; gundealers; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/25/2013 9:14:50 AM PST by EXCH54FE
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To: EXCH54FE

Related?

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2981797/posts


2 posted on 01/25/2013 9:19:51 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Oh, good. Fascism at work. Banks: “Our government regulators don’t want us to associated with guns. So, to make them happy and keep them from poking at us more, we will comply.”


3 posted on 01/25/2013 9:21:17 AM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: EXCH54FE

Maybe the NRA should start promoting boycotts on those companies that engage in such behavior. NRA has a rather large membership!


4 posted on 01/25/2013 9:24:27 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: EXCH54FE

Businesses are encouraged by government to deny service to those who value the Second Amendment but are not permitted to deny services to those who wish to pretend that a gay relationship is a marriage. Apparently some animals are more equal that others.

I would not demand that the government intervene if a private company did this on their own initiative. I would just boycott that company forever. We need to fight this battle and win - or die trying.


5 posted on 01/25/2013 9:25:39 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I pay Cash.


6 posted on 01/25/2013 9:26:12 AM PST by Venturer
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To: EXCH54FE

Okay, just how is this legal?

In the past the government has tried to force landlords to rent to homosexuals against the landlord’s personal conviction. Now, these banks and financial institutions are say they won’t do business with another legal business?

How is this legal under the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment?

Moreover, we are beginning to see the fascist fangs of Obama and the Democrats. And of course the corrupt MSM will provide cover for these fascist actions.


7 posted on 01/25/2013 9:26:32 AM PST by Obadiah (America is Babylon)
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To: EXCH54FE

Intuit Payment Solutions is owned by Intuit Corp, creators of TurboTax and Quicken software. They’re also big into home refinance these days.


8 posted on 01/25/2013 9:27:15 AM PST by The KG9 Kid (Bring back the booby hatches.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Credit Card Processors have no problem wit pot shops,the two faces of business.


9 posted on 01/25/2013 9:28:05 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: EXCH54FE

We are getting a lesson on how fascism works.


10 posted on 01/25/2013 9:29:32 AM PST by pallis
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To: kosciusko51

“Intuit does not support the services you are providing”

How has this worked out so far for Catholic hospitals and Hobby Lobby not wanting to support abortion?


11 posted on 01/25/2013 9:33:10 AM PST by taterjay
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To: EXCH54FE

Houston TX has processors who will be happy to take your accounts from these losers.


12 posted on 01/25/2013 9:33:57 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: Venturer; Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Yes, cash is the way to go.


13 posted on 01/25/2013 9:37:48 AM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Pollster1

You’re right. Privately owned wedding related businesses have been forced to serve gays.


14 posted on 01/25/2013 9:39:10 AM PST by Rusty0604
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To: EXCH54FE

Easy solution: Start an NRA bank. Gun owners and businesses would make the bank very profitable.


15 posted on 01/25/2013 9:39:16 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: kosciusko51
Oh, good. Fascism at work. Banks: “Our government regulators don’t want us to associated with guns. So, to make them happy and keep them from poking at us more, we will comply.”

I would postulate that the idea came from the banks, themselves, and that they are the ones telling their lackeys in government to push disarmament of the public - hard - before the banks' insolvency becomes impossible to hide.

16 posted on 01/25/2013 9:42:39 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: EXCH54FE; All
About Intuit
Snip:
Our flagship products - QuickBooks, TurboTax and Quicken

This can work both ways.

17 posted on 01/25/2013 9:45:46 AM PST by RedMDer (HEY LIBS! GUN FREE ZONE T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW. I DARE YA!)
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To: EXCH54FE

Okay, dumping TurboTax this year. Any suggestions?


18 posted on 01/25/2013 9:46:54 AM PST by Thorliveshere ( Aupono ac da tafor)
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To: stars & stripes forever
Easy solution: Start an NRA bank.

In a FRee Country yes, but guess who controls the licensing and permits that are necessary to open a bank?

19 posted on 01/25/2013 9:47:01 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: EXCH54FE

Opportunity knocks! The small firearms dealers could team up and start their own credit service.


20 posted on 01/25/2013 9:48:19 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: The KG9 Kid

TaxSlayer is better to all but especially Soliders. Some active and a few Vets, I know, have been hit hard by Turbo Tax screwing up.
link to some comments??
http://reviews.taxslayer.com/


21 posted on 01/25/2013 9:49:50 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: Thorliveshere

I use Taxcut from HR Block, works well so far.


22 posted on 01/25/2013 9:53:58 AM PST by eyeamok
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To: EXCH54FE

If gun dealers could somehow get together and start a campaign encouraging ALL THEIR CUSTOMERS to Close ALL bank Accounts with ANY TBTF Bank and go with a Local Credit Union, the Game would be on.


23 posted on 01/25/2013 9:56:30 AM PST by eyeamok
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To: Venturer

I’m sure the dealers would prefer that, but it isn’t realistic.


24 posted on 01/25/2013 9:58:23 AM PST by stuartcr ("I upraded my moral compass to a GPS, to keep up with the times.")
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Maybe the NRA should start promoting boycotts on those companies that engage in such behavior. NRA has a rather large membership!...

I was just thinking this myself earlier today. They need to to do it.


25 posted on 01/25/2013 9:59:35 AM PST by Hang'emAll (Those who abuse Liberty, sentence themselves to Death! - Soldier LT)
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To: kosciusko51
The tactic is becoming clear - deny gun related businesses access to financial services and support. This includes credit card processing (Intuit); loans and lines of credit (BoA, TD Bank); insurance (GEICO), and investments (cities of Chicago and Philadelphia, CA to follow soon). I have no doubt this is coming directly from federal regulators.

I also believe the feds are trying to prompt some sort of violent reaction; it's the Reichstag fire they need.

26 posted on 01/25/2013 10:00:18 AM PST by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Who said it had to be in the US....? Switzerland might be a good place for it....


27 posted on 01/25/2013 10:02:00 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: eyeamok

Thanks!


28 posted on 01/25/2013 10:03:26 AM PST by Thorliveshere ( Aupono ac da tafor)
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To: Thorliveshere
Okay, dumping TurboTax this year. Any suggestions?

TaxAct, cheaper and just as easy to use. I've been using them for about 8 years.

29 posted on 01/25/2013 10:04:09 AM PST by rllngrk33 (Things will continue getting worse until at least January 2016.)
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To: Thorliveshere

Taxcut from HR Block


30 posted on 01/25/2013 10:06:04 AM PST by bbernard
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To: EXCH54FE

Have they stopped doing business with all the retailers who sell violent movies and video games?


31 posted on 01/25/2013 10:06:06 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Thorliveshere
TaxAct. Easily twice the tax program of TurboTax at 1/4th of the cost.

TurboTax blows. You have to spend at least $75.00 to get the version of the program that will process anything more complicated than the simplest 1040EZ. I haven't found any federal form that TaxAct doesn't supply, all for about $20.00.
32 posted on 01/25/2013 10:07:50 AM PST by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: EXCH54FE

It would appear that - much like the threatened White male - gun owners are the new ni**ers.


33 posted on 01/25/2013 10:09:06 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: GenXteacher

Unfortunately, the Feds have long arms:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20907359


34 posted on 01/25/2013 10:09:06 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Ok, maybe in some 3rd-world country that needs an influx of cash.... Nigeria :P


35 posted on 01/25/2013 10:12:57 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
NRA-NCU

NRA National Credit Union

My Visa card is issued by my credit union, good anywhere in the world.

36 posted on 01/25/2013 10:14:35 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: RedMDer

Was considering a switch to Quicken from Microsoft Money 2007. Looks like I’m sticking with old reliable.


37 posted on 01/25/2013 10:17:54 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: EXCH54FE

The NRA has a special member benefits section set up just for this type of situation. They offer NRA member stores discounted credit card processing services and also Gun store insurance services. Pass this on to your local gun shop owner they may need it.

http://www.nraba.org/benefits.aspx


38 posted on 01/25/2013 10:20:30 AM PST by cquiggy
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To: EXCH54FE

Death by 1000 cuts.

Every day we are hearing of something new.

They will keep pushing and pushing...

They know they have ONLY 4 years to finish us off


39 posted on 01/25/2013 10:21:27 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: EXCH54FE

I understand freedom of association,and business decisions but what this is coming right down to is outright discrimination! These banks and service providers could never logically be included in any lawsuit over a wrongful death. So how is this discrimination against those in the firearms trade any different than excluding Blacks, or Asians or Hispanics or someone of a certain religion? We need a financial institution to stand tall, and then everyone sink these traitors by moving their money out! Let them be happy with liberal customers only.


40 posted on 01/25/2013 10:22:05 AM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: GenXteacher

LOL!


41 posted on 01/25/2013 10:25:37 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Thorliveshere

TaxAct. Great program.


42 posted on 01/25/2013 10:26:19 AM PST by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: The KG9 Kid

Time to bring the Eastern Sports and Outdoors show to the attention of the bigwigs at Intuit?


43 posted on 01/25/2013 10:30:33 AM PST by trimom
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To: Las Vegas Ron
In a FRee Country yes, but guess who controls the licensing and permits that are necessary to open a bank?

If you are in the military or have served in the military, you should bank with USAA.

44 posted on 01/25/2013 10:44:40 AM PST by GingisK
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I like it! NRA targets and takes down a large bank. Who and when do we start?


45 posted on 01/25/2013 11:08:11 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

How about a class-action suit for restraint of trade; civil rights violations, etc. Better yet, a RICO suit.


46 posted on 01/25/2013 11:14:42 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: P-Marlowe

guess the Rahmtards learned nothing from their Chik-fil-A
debacle.


47 posted on 01/25/2013 12:51:51 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: stuartcr

Any person who can afford a gun on credit can get cash.


48 posted on 01/25/2013 1:00:55 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

I’m sure, but it would seem that most people prefer not to.


49 posted on 01/25/2013 1:04:15 PM PST by stuartcr ("I upraded my moral compass to a GPS, to keep up with the times.")
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To: stuartcr

So they don’t get their weapon because the credit card company refuses to do business with the gun dealer.

That’s what this story is about.


50 posted on 01/25/2013 1:26:40 PM PST by Venturer
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