Judge to Hear Arguments Today in NRA Suit vs. New York Gov. Cuomo

In the (not so) olden days, we had Operation Choke Point. That was the Obama Justice Department’s 2013 effort to squeeze firearms-related firms by threatening banks and other financial institutions that dared to do business with them. That legal and financial intimidation finally ended in 2017 with the change of administrations. Now that the federal government’s […]

Vedder Holsters Daily Digest: Choking Off Choke Point, Misplaced Deference and a Civilized Second Amendment Right

Undoing the damage of the last eight years . . . FDIC Ordered to Turn Over Documents in Operation Choke Point Lawsuit The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was ordered to turn over documents related to Operation Choke Point late last week. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler told the government agency it had to begin […]