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FDIC Shoots Down 'Operation Choke Point'

Aug. 6, 2014

In May, the FDIC targeted gun shops and gun manufacturers, labeling them “high risk,” which would slow or even halt their ability to get bank loans. FDIC recently revised its guidelines to “Operation Choke Point” on Monday, stopping the back-door attack on the Second Amendment. Darrell Issa (R-CA) told an audience at the Cato Institute, “If you empower the government to pick winners and losers within lawful enterprises, then there’s no place to stop.” Let’s be clear: It’s legal to own a firearm and legal to run a business dealing in firearms. More…

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