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Visa goes anti-gun
« on: September 29, 2013, 07:48:34 AM »
 


The assault on the U.S. Constitution and the Second Amendment continues.

This time big business is getting into the mix and they’re aiming for gun stores right at the source of their revenues – their transaction processing facilities.

According to Larry Hyatt, owner of the largest gun brokerage firm in the United States, Authorize.net, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa USA and one of the world’s largest credit card processing gateways, has terminated their relationship with the firm.


After four years in business with the Visa owned Authorize.net, Larry Hyatt, owner of Hyatt Gun Shop, received an email indicating that the company would no longer provide its services due to “the sale of firearms or any similar product.”

The email reads:


Dear Hyatt Gun Shop Inc,

Authorize.Net LLC (“Authorize.Net”) has determined that the nature of your business constitutes a violation of Section 2.xiv of the Authorize.Net Acceptable Use Guidelines and Sections 3.3 and 11.3 of the Authorize.Net Service Agreement (the “Agreement”).

These sections include, but are not limited to, the sale of firearms or any similar product.

Accordingly, pursuant to Section 4 of the Acceptable Use Guidelines, your ability to access and use the Authorize.Net Services will be terminated on September 30, 2013.

Hyatt’s massive online store will be unable to process credit card transactions, giving the store only a few days to find a new processing company before Authorize.net terminates their business relationship.

“We’ve never seen anything like this,” Hyatt Marketing Director Justin Anderson told the Washington Examiner.

All of a sudden, after four years of doing business together, Authorize.net declares that Hyatt Gun Shop is in violation of their terms of agreement.

An odd coincidence to be sure, but not if you consider that many top executives at Visa have donated to President Obama’s election campaigns. With President Obama renewing his push for gun control in the wake of the Navy Yard shooting last week, and Americans ardently opposing any legislative action that would further restrict the ownership of firearms, it looks as if anti-gun politicians are now calling in favors with their connections in big business.

If you can’t outlaw the guns, then strike directly at the companies who manufacture them and sell them by cutting off their cash flow.

This is exactly what Authorize.net, which processes credit card transactions for millions of merchants around the world, has done to Hyatt.

Earlier this year, after a similar anti-gun push following the Sandy Hook elementary school tragedy, Bank of America took it upon themselves to forcibly seize funds from licensed firearms dealer and manufacturer American Spirit Arms.

The incidents with Hyatt Gun Shop and American Spirit Arms are certainly not isolated and will likely continue as government and business merge their agendas, especially as it pertains to our government sponsored banking system, which has a stranglehold over American businesses.

The Constitution remains a prominent roadblock for the anti-gun establishment, and despite efforts to ban semi-automatic rifles, tax ammunition, and restrict importation of magazines and gun parts, they are being countered at every turn by the tens of millions of Americans who believe in their personal right to bear arms.

Thus, government is now relying on their incestuous relationships with the many bailed out banks and businesses who are essentially under their control.

If you think this was an accident, you’re kidding yourself.

A coordinated effort is underway to make it difficult, if not impossible, to acquire self defense armaments that include guns, ammo, and accessories.

Get ‘em while you can. We saw what happened with the ammunition. Now it seems they are trying to lock-down our ability to do business with legitimate gun dealers.

 
 
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« Last Edit: September 29, 2013, 07:50:27 AM by rangerrebew »
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago

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Re: Visa goes anti-gun
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2013, 08:51:38 AM »
One wonders how much of this is behind-the-scenes cronyism - Obama's big-money supporters doing his dirty work for future political favors, like all of the so-called financial regulation which, while appearing to constrain big banks, has in fact done very little to affect them but has done a world of damage to regional and local banks - the very banks that had little or nothing to do with the financial crisis and therefore need little or no additional regulation.

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Re: Visa goes anti-gun
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2013, 08:53:26 AM »
That certainly is how it appears, O. Typical cronyism.
Next time I visit a gun shop, I'll take cash.
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Re: Visa goes anti-gun
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2013, 09:48:38 AM »
That certainly is how it appears, O. Typical cronyism.
Next time I visit a gun shop, I'll take cash.

Ding, ding, ding!  No more calls, please, we have a winner!

Unfortunately, it might not take long for them to turn this policy around.  As soon as the dopes in the 0 admin & their big business cronies realize that they can't track sales of guns as easily, they may rethink their position.
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Re: Visa goes anti-gun
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2013, 11:10:44 AM »
if this true will  have too get a new debit card  then
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Re: Visa goes anti-gun
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2013, 11:22:43 AM »
if this true will  have too get a new debit card  then
Mastercard.
Nice cash back feature.
We put everything on the card and pay one bill at the end of the month.
If I could, I'd put my mortgage payment on the card.
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Re: Visa goes anti-gun
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2013, 11:34:59 AM »
the very banks that had little or nothing to do with the financial crisis and therefore need little or no additional regulation.

At least on paper.
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago


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