Skip to comments.Rand Paul Offers Amendment to Stop Eric Holder’s Operation Choke Point
Posted on 07/01/2014 10:01:30 PM PDT by Plummz
Rand Paul Offers Amendment to Stop Eric Holders Operation Choke Point
Thursday, 19 June 2014 19:56 Written by Gun Owners
A few weeks ago, we told you about Operation Choke Point -- an effort by Attorney General Eric Holder to put gun stores out of business.
Basically, it works like this: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), at the behest of Barack Obama, has declared that gun stores are high risk businesses. High risk businesses have been, up until now, a small category of supposedly disreputable businesses, which have included pornographers, sellers of drug paraphernalia, and payday lenders.
The second step in the process is Eric Holders Justice Departments Operation Choke Point. And its function is specifically to choke off any credit or credit card processing forbusinesses (now including gun dealers) who fall in the high risk category.
Already, scores of gun dealers have complained that their banks have cut their credit or otherwise put pressure on them. Three articles detailing this effort to shut down gun dealers may be found here, here and here.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/19/lawmakers-may-rein-in-bank-regulations-hurting-gun/?page=all http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/28/operation-choke-point-forces-bank-to-dump-gun-stor/?page=all http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/05/29/House-Committee-Report-DOJ-Must-Disavow-and-Dismantle-Operation-Choke-Point
The good news is this: Senator Rand Paul has just filed an amendment to the Science Justice Commerce Appropriations bill which will cut off Obamas efforts to shut down gun stores by drying up their credit.
The Paul language is Amendment 3292 to H.R. 4660.
The appropriations bill is currently on the floor, but we expect the Paul amendment to be considered Friday or Tuesday. If adopted, the Obama administration would be barred from attempting to cut off credit to guns stores just because they sell guns.
ACTION: Contact your Senators. Demand that they vote for the Paul amendment.
Thanks... I get a bit tired of the demonizing posts with the outrageous things linked to the name Rand Paul in the title. It gets boresome... I mean how many Kitten Bar-b-ques can the guy hold as a fundraiser to support married clamlickers demanding they can abort each others 8-1/2 month old babies from the dudes they left to get married in California?
Post of the week material right there.
I don’t know how many, but we ARE counting!
If you like making deals and “negotiating” with the enemy, what deal would you make with Operation Choke Point lest you be discredited as an “extremist?” Eric Holder and his boss are ALL EARS!
The best remedy would be to throw everyone responsible for the nasty bit of fascism known as “Operation Chokepoint” in jail, starting with Eric Holder.
Amendments stopping totalitarian’s fast and furious advances via their socialist constructs? Choke Point? Ropes for totalitarians.
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