Shocking: The Left’s Outrageous New Strategy To Disarm American Citizens

Following the tragic Florida school shooting in February, the left has increased its pressure on businesses to adopt their gun control agenda.

Even retailers, like Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods, who sell firearms have put restrictions on their sale, or pulled them from their shelves altogether to avoid the wrath of the liberal media and leftists groups.

Now, more companies and corporations are caving to the left’s bullying and implementing changes in business practices to infringe on our Second Amendment rights – and you won’t believe the lengths they are going to.

Global corporations like Citibank and Bank of America are washing their hands of clients who manufacture some kinds of firearms.  USA Today reported on Bank of America’s plans:

“We want to contribute in any way we can to reduce these mass shootings,” Anne Finucane, vice chairman of the Charlotte, N.C.-based banking giant, said during a Bloomberg TV interview on Tuesday.

“We do have a few manufacturers of military-style firearms” as clients, said Finucane. “We’re in discussions with them. We have let them know … it’s not our intention to underwrite or finance military-style weapons on a go-forward basis.”

Bank of America, the nation’s second-largest bank by assets, started the process of cutting ties with makers of military-style weapons for average Americans after the Feb. 14 mass shooting in which 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

Some firearms manufacturers have been clients with Bank of America for years, and are now being told they can take their business elsewhere in an all-out assault on our constitutional rights.

Bank of America has been regarded as anti-gun since at least 2012 following the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, but are now publicly kicking million-dollar clients to the curb.

And corporate giant, Citibank also announced new gun-related restrictions on its partner companies following the Parkland shooting.

Citibank is requiring any partner business to ban the sale of firearms to customers under 21, and is also forcing clients to stop selling some firearms accessories.

USA Today reported:

The bank is also barring clients from selling high-capacity ammunition magazines and so-called bump stocks that enable more rapid firing.

The policy will apply company-wide to Citigroup’s small business, commercial and institutional clients that borrow funds, use banking services or raise capital through the bank. Citigroup also is requiring similar compliance from business partners that issue co-brand or private label credit cards through the bank.

Citigroup plans to have due diligence discussions with business partners involved with gun sales to ensure they comply with the new requirement. “If they opt not to, we will respect their decision and work with them to transition their business away from Citi,” he wrote, implicitly raising the possibility the bank could lose business over the new policy.

Other banking institutions are falling like domino’s to leftist pressure and are considering adopting more gun related restrictions on clients and partners.  Amalgamated Bank recently announced that it will not invest assets “in companies that manufacture or distribute firearms, weaponry or ammunition,” according to USA Today.

And it gets worse.  A New York Times columnist is leading the charge to cut off the ability for American citizens to purchase firearms at all with a shocking idea — he wants to see banks and credit card companies refuse credit card transactions for guns or related purchases.

AOL.com reported:

Sorkin [mentions] “corporate responsibility” to argue that financial companies should change their terms of service to cut business ties with retailers that sell assault weapons, high-capacity magazines, and bump stock devices that accelerate semiautomatic rifles’ firing rate.

“Assault weapons would be eliminated from virtually every firearms store in America because otherwise the sellers would be cut off from the credit card system,” Sorkin wrote.

These corporate restrictions are nothing new, but the left has renewed its pressure on American financial institutions to go public with anti-gun policies, thus hitting gun manufacturers and owners where it hurts – their wallets.

One small gun manufacturer was among the first to experience this assault on his rights when Bank of America did the unthinkable in 2012.  Snopes.com reported on the business owner’s Facebook post:

American Spirit Arms is no exception to the overwhelming demand [for firearms]. What we have experienced is that our web site orders have jumped 500% causing our web site E-commerce processing larger Deposits to BANK OF AMERICA. Well, this through [sic] up a huge RED Flag with Bank of America. So they decided to hold the deposits for further review, meaning that the orders/payments that were coming in through the web (being paid by the customer and that were shipped out by American Spirit Arms), the BANK was keeping (UNDER REVIEW). As you could imagine this made me furious. After countless hours on the phone with BANK OF AMERICA I finally got a Manager in the right department that told me the reason that the deposits were on hold for FURTHER REVIEW … HER EXACT WORDS WERE: “WE BELIEVE YOU SHOULD NOT BE SELLING GUNS and PARTS ON THE INTERNET.”

Yes – Bank of America actually refused to give a business owner his own money, earned by legally selling firearms, because they didn’t believe he had a right to sell them.

These kinds of policies are tyranny, plain and simple, and are not only a violation of rights, but of the very foundation of our economy.

The left has decided that in order to further their agenda and force it down Americans’ throats, they are turning their focus to financially sabotaging lawful gun manufactures.

The lengths the left will go to in order to get their way is astounding and is likely to have a significant economic impact.  They will do anything to trample on the rights of American citizens to garner further control over us.

Our nation’s banks are typically “gun free zones,” but are now taking it to a frightening new level.

Not only do they advertise to criminals that everyone on the premises is unarmed, but they are making sure they cut ties with any customers who believe in the sanctity of the Second Amendment.

What do you think of the left’s ambush of corporate banks to control the population and spread their gun control agenda?  Leave us your thoughts.

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