Activists Demands Visa, Mastercard Refuse to Process Sales From Retailers Who Sell Assault Weapons

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So now anti gun activists want to target any businesses which sell assault weapons – not the Credit Card companies themselves – so all assault weapon gun sellers so not just Wal-Mart but small businesses – I favor tighter gun laws in many states (not in somewhere like NJ where its already impossible to buy one already), but there is no end to this. Name me an industry which is moral and I will sell you a Unicorn – why stop there? Target those who do payments with Credit Card companies or banks which do business or customers who deposit in those banks – there is no end if you believe this is a life or death issue (and it is), but unforunately the world is far from ideal.

Anyway, see the latest from the group below

Women’s Group Demands Visa, Mastercard Refuse to Process Sales From Retailers Who Sell Assault Weapons

After Parkland Shooting, UltraViolet Says Companies Must Act Where Washington Won’t

In the wake of the tragic Parkland school shooting, UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, is calling on Visa, Mastercard, and other major credit and bank card companies to refuse to process sales from retailers who sell assault weapons. UltraViolet notes that companies like PayPal and Apple Pay have already banned the purchase of firearms for people using their services, and argues that if Congress continues to fail on implementing legislation that will curb gun violence, it is up to banks and credit card companies to take action.

As of now, Visa, Mastercard and bank cards from JP Morgan, Citibank and Bank of America already refuse to process sales for those buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

More than 32,000 people — 1,200 of whom are domestic abuse survivors – have signed onto UltraViolet’s petition in just the last 24 hours.


“While Congress lines its pockets with money from the NRA, children are being gunned down on a regular basis. Washington has done absolutely nothing to stop this senseless violence, because it would rather play politics than save lives. In short, they simply do not care,” explained Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet. “While Congress has failed to act, major credit card companies like Visa and Mastercard must help curb the epidemic of gun violence by making it harder to buy assault weapons. These companies have the power to act to help save lives—and it’s now time for them to step up and take action.”


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