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Banks closing accounts

by TONI H / January 8, 2013 3:06 AM PST

of gun manufacturers........BofA is the first to be made public about this action. There are other banks and other mfrs in the same boat; however, one gun company refused to give their name or the name of their bank because they fear reprisals if they go public about it.

http://dailycaller.com/2012/04/20/anti-gun-bank-of-america-tells-gun-company-to-find-another-bank/

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/bank-of-america-allegedly-freezes-gun-manufacturers-account-you-should-not-be-selling-guns-and-parts-on-the-internet/

The speculation (operative word here) among some news commentators is that because the banks took bailout money, even if it had been paid back, the administration 'owns' them and have put pressure on the banks to take this action as a step toward gun control. Since the banks are literally at the mercy of the administration regarding regulations they can toss in their direction, they are bowing to the 'king'........

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ONE bank and ONE account and this story is nearly a year old
by Josh K / January 8, 2013 3:41 AM PST
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What was that post of mine a few weeks ago you criticized as being "old news?"

http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/bankofamerica.asp

The account the McMillan company gives of its conversation with Bank of America is highly suspect. If a bank was going to terminate an account for a less-than-scrupulous reason, they wouldn't just come out and say it and then invite the company to go public with the story.

It should also be noted that during the same month, Bank of America entered into a $250 million deal with another firearms company.

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Bank of America
by James Denison / January 8, 2013 5:47 AM PST
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began as the Italian Bank of San Francisco, and grew following the big earthquake, later to eventually become Bank of America.

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they can all go to HSBC
by Roger NC / January 8, 2013 8:40 AM PST
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the gang money laudrying choice.

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Maybe it's time
by itsdigger / January 8, 2013 9:08 AM PST

for the NRA to open they're own bank. Ha ! Wonder how many gun owners would open new accounts, ya know Uncle Sam would be chompin' at the bit to get that list. Devil ...Digger

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not a good idea. it would become too obvious that the NRA...
by grimgraphix / January 8, 2013 10:42 AM PST
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... is nothing but a front for the gun industry when 6 billion dollars a year are laundered through the NRA bank.

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