Remember Operation Choke Point?
California Democrat Maxine Waters is the new chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee. To judge from the party’s past behavior and the various proposals emanating from the left, Waters’s Democrats are going to pressure banks, credit unions, and payment companies to severely curtail and even terminate their relationships with firearm manufacturers, licensed gun retailers, and law-abiding citizens exercising their right to purchase and own firearms. In other words, they will use political pressure to force private institutions into creating social policy that threatens constitutional rights.
Full article HERE, at National Review.
You can go HERE and get the pdf of letters Feinstein et al sent last year from Senate Dems, trying to pressure Mastercard and others into stopping transactions involving guns/gun shops, etc.
I’m betting they will also try to go after the bulk ammo shippers like Luckygunner.com, Ammoman.com, Sgammo.com and others. California has managed to outlaw bulk ammo purchases via the internet, and we know damn well other ‘bastions’ of liberals are working on doing the same thing.
Yes, there will probably be lawsuits, but how long will they take to wind through the system when .gov doesn’t want them to actually go to court? And how many of those cases will be shunted to places like the 9th circus???
Dammit, I’ve lived through ONE round of interesting times, didn’t really want to do it in my old age too…
YMMV, IANAL, and I didn’t stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night.
h/t Larry, Mongo, Frito