January 10, 2013—SnyderTalk Editorial: BoA Deserves to be Sued

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BoA Deserves to be Sued

I applaud Selwyn Duke for publicly exposing one of the most bizarre banking practices that I’ve ever witnessed in his American Thinker blog titled “Bank of America Reportedly Freezing Gun Manufacturer’s Accounts”.  As he said,

I support a company’s right to refuse to do business with whomever it pleases (freedom of association); although rejecting firearms manufacturers would make a bank boycott-worthy. But to accept someone’s business and then persecute him for political reasons – as appears the case here – is reprehensible. The funds will be released when the bank has a “chance to review and clear them”? As per my experience, your money is supposed to be cleared as soon as you inform the institution that anomalous charges aren’t the result of criminal activity.

And this isn’t the first time BoA has exhibited anti-Second Amendment tendencies. As CNSNews writes, “McMillan Group International was reportedly told that its business was no longer welcome after the company started manufacturing firearms — even after 12 years of doing business with the bank.”

What Bank of America did isn’t just bizarre: it’s mindboggling and stupid.  It’s as outrageous as the school administrators at Roscoe R. Nix Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland who suspended a 6-year-old kid for allegedly pointing an “assault finger” at a fellow classmate.  That story was also reported by Selwyn Duke.

That said, I take issue with one point that Duke made in today’s article.  He wrote, “I support a company’s right to refuse to do business with whomever it pleases (freedom of association).”

BoA doesn’t have the right to deny services to anyone based on the whims and idiosyncrasies of its officers and employees.  That’s one of the important lessons we learned during the civil rights era, and it applies in this case.  It’s analogous to Woolworth refusing to serve blacks at its lunch counters.

This case is indeed “boycott-worthy”, as Duke said, but I think it’s also prosecution-worthy.  I have a strong hunch that what BoA did is illegal.  In the wake of the company’s recent home mortgage fiasco, you would think that its employees would learn, but that’s obviously just wishful thinking.

Taking the banking giant to court may be the only way to teach them a lesson.  BoA officials may not have common sense, but they do know how to make a buck.  The corollary is that they understand what it means to lose a buck needlessly.  So by all means, boycott BoA, but also sue the company.

This SnyderTalk editorial first appeared in American Thinker.



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Ezekiel 40: 38-43

A chamber with its doorway was by the side pillars at the gates; there they rinse the burnt offering. In the porch of the gate were two tables on each side, on which to slaughter the burnt offering, the sin offering and the guilt offering. On the outer side, as one went up to the gateway toward the north, were two tables; and on the other side of the porch of the gate were two tables. Four tables were on each side next to the gate; or, eight tables on which they slaughter sacrifices. For the burnt offering there were four tables of hewn stone, a cubit and a half long, a cubit and a half wide and one cubit high, on which they lay the instruments with which they slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice. The double hooks, one handbreadth in length, were installed in the house all around; and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.


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  • “Therefore behold, I am going to make them know—this time I will make them know My power and My might; and they shall know that My name is Yahweh.” (Jeremiah 16: 21)
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