Obama’s Operation Choke Point Bags Another Gun Maker, Intuit Joins Anti-Gun Scheme

Obama’s Operation Choke Point Bags Another Gun Maker, Intuit Joins Anti-Gun Scheme

Operation Choke Point is a scheme by which President Obama and his administration are subverting the Constitution to limit your Second Amendment rights. They do it by targeting an organizations financial infrastructure. Here’s what they say they’re doing:

The Obama administration has said Choke Point lets the Departments of Justice and Treasury crack down on illegal businesses by blocking their access to banks and other parts of the U.S. financial system.

The strange thing is, it keeps targeting companies that aren’t doing anything wrong.

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Calico Light Weapons Systems believes it is the latest victim of the administration’s overreach. In a statement released Thursday, Chris Holmgren, the company’s owner, says he was unexpectedly warned in mid-July that his credit card processor would have to close his account due to “illegal activities.”

Firearms producers are prohibited by law from selling guns over the Internet. But Holmgren says his company does not sell guns online, and only sells certain parts.

“The [credit card] company thought that I sold firearms over the Internet, which I do not,” he said. “My company only sells parts online, like screws, washers, and other soft goods.”

After several phone calls to his credit card processor, Intuit Merchant Service, Holmgren was told a “policy change” related to “illegal activities” is what was forcing Intuit to close Calico’s account.

When there’s no illegal activities, you just say there are and then don’t reopen the account.

Dangerous situation, but so far, no one in Congress has done anything about it.

Hat Tip: TPNN


Duane Lester

Duane Lester is co-founder of All American Blogger, and the primary writer. Following graduation, Duane entered the United States Navy as a journalist. He spent five years touring the world, reporting on local news and sports. Following his enlistment, Duane spent almost 10 years working with adjudicated youth in residential treatment environments. Duane discovered politics after September 11. He credits Erich "Mancow" Muller for opening his eyes to his conservative beliefs. Since then, Duane has devoured books and literature on politics, reading everything he can from Adam Smith to Larry Elder to Thomas Sowell. He refers to his style of politics as "conserva-tarian", a mixture of conservative and libertarian beliefs.

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