Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 which prohibits any federal banking agency from ordering a banks or lenders to terminate customer accounts unless the agency has a material reason to do so.
"I won't stand by and let this President intimidate local banks into cutting off local businesses who are merely exercising their Second Amendment rights to lawfully sell firearms to law-abiding citizens. I'll continue to fight to protect your freedoms granted under the Constitution. Operation Choke Point's unlawful actions must be struck from our history books and we need our agencies to operate under the rule of law."