Credit Card Company Blocks Gun Purchases


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Credit Card Company Blocks Gun Purchases

A prominent credit card processing service quietly undermined our Second Amendment rights by unilaterally deciding to shut down payments on all gun purchases.

Firearm-related businesses were suddenly – and without warning – thrown into disarray when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments on all sales that were even tangentially gun-related. (New York Post)

 Some of the payments stopped didn’t even involve firearms, but simply T-shirts and coffee mugs and gun safety classes, according to small business owners.

As a result, the businesses had to scramble to track down customers to get them pay their bills after Intuit credited back to customers’ accounts the purchases — even if the T-shirt was already shipped or the class already taken, one businessman told The Post.

At Gunsite Academy, a Paulden, Ariz., company that provides marksmanship training in addition to selling guns that ship to a licensed gun shop near the customer’s home, Ken Campbell was dinged by Intuit’s action.

Campbell, a former Indiana sheriff, had just switched credit card processors this spring — to Intuit, the parent of TurboTax and Quicken software — when the trouble began, he said.

Intuit representatives have declined all requests for comment.

Read more at American Action News

About Amanda Head

Born and raised in the South, Amanda Head's strong conservative background is highly evident in both her professional and personal life. A Birmingham, Alabama native, she's lived in Los Angeles since graduating with her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Auburn University. Read More