• 24 GOP attorneys general warn Visa, AmEx, and Mastercard about using a code that identifies purchases at gun stores

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Guns for sale at a store in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images
    AGs from 24 states sent a letter threatening to take action over a new merchant code for gun stores.
    The move follows the International Organization for Standardization's recent vote to create the code.
    All three credit-card companies recently said they have adopted the standard.
    The Republican attorneys general of 24 states are threatening to "marshal the full scope of our lawful authority" as Visa, American Express and Mastercard adopt a new merchant category code recently created for gun and ammunition stores. The AGs...
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