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Thank Visa for supporting the NRA if you use VISA or they may stop.

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by jjackffrost, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. jjackffrost

    jjackffrost central oregon Active Member

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    The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy.
    Tell Visa: Stop Funding the NRA with your Affiliate Card Program

    Update: As of January 27, 2014, there were 2,845 signatories on this petition.

    Credit card giant Visa’s affiliate program helps organizations market financial products to their members. But should Visa allow a lobby that fights every attempt to keep guns out of dangerous hands adopt its brand in pursuit of profit?

    Purchases made with the National Rifle Association (NRA) Visa Card help fund “legislative action in support of…Second Amendment rights.” That means that Visa is helping to pay for NRA lobbyists who advocate against common-sense policies like background checks on gun buyers, and for dangerous legislation that would force K-12 schools, colleges, places of worship and businesses to allow the carrying of loaded guns on their premises.

    On their website,1 Visa talks about “the importance of supporting the local communities and neighborhoods in which we all live and work.” But their credit card program is undermining this goal by funding lobbyists who are making our streets more dangerous.

    Not only is the NRA’s agenda a threat to our safety, their leaders are politically extreme zealots who should be toxic to any company concerned about its public image. Visa’s brand and money are supporting an organization whose board members threaten violence against our elected officials,2 engage in racist rants about “the black problem,”3 compare homosexuality to polygamy and incest,4 and declare, “If a guy can’t rape his wife…who’s he gonna rape?”5

    A Fortune 500 company should not be helping to promote and pay for an extreme, pro-gun agenda that is causing untold suffering in neighborhoods across America.

    Tell Visa: Stop funding the NRA with your affiliate card program.
  2. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Seems to me that VISA is trying to protect your 2nd Amendment rights.

    And what are they talking about?
    The only ones I see doing that are the anti-gun nuts on various forums! Some of them are here too.

    NRA Life Member, Benefactor Level
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    "Having a gun is like a parachute, if you need one and don't have it you may never need it again"
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  3. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    The brady bunch trying to do that. and The bloomer bunch.
    Send a thank you to visa for supporting the NRA, and do it often.
  4. Darknight

    Darknight Salem Active Member

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    GO VISA! I carry my gun everywhere don't you? If I could get a shower holster to work I would.
  5. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Too many NRA members have the NRA visa. SO they don't stand much chance of harming them.
  6. Botte Hork

    Botte Hork Camas WA Well-Known Member

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    I'm one of them. But if VISA decides to play nasty, it's out of my wallet before they realize it.
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