Posted August 17, 2018 10:00 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Following the horrors of Parkland, the financial industry decided to step in to try to kill the firearm industry. They started making it difficult for companies to conduct business because they didn’t like the kind of legal business they conducted.

It should be noted, however, that it doesn’t seem like these companies are doing anything about marijuana dispensaries in states like Colorado or California, despite those at least still being illegal at the federal level. Nope. Just the firearm industry.

The pressures from the financial industry against guns has filtered over into other services businesses need, causing still more problems.

In Louisiana, they’re looking to strike back at these shenanigans.

A Louisiana commission voted Thursday to block two banking giants from taking part in a new highway project, moving to punish the companies for gun control policies they adopted after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting this year.

Citigroup and Bank of America had said they would work only with retailers who agreed to new restrictions on gun purchases — rules stricter than what federal law requires.

Louisiana’s bond commission said it wouldn’t tolerate that kind of bullying over a constitutional right and voted 7-6 to block the companies from gaining …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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