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Credit Card Company Wont Allow Users to Donate to Kenosha Shooter’s Defense Fund

The shooter has claimed self defense and is awaiting trial.

As private companies around the nation continue to exert their power in political circles, there are concerns that some of the freedoms that we have been granted by the Constitution could fail on account of this corporatocracy.

We are a nation who loves our freedom to choose with whom we do business.  We vote with our dollars, so to speak.  As such, many Americans believe that their spending power is simply an extension of their right to free speech, particularly as it pertains to donations that we make.

And corporations understand this – for now – but this could change as companies feel pressure to exclude some causes or candidates from what they consider acceptable.

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Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17 year old who shot and killed two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is currently awaiting trial with his attorneys stating that he acted in self-defense.

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That doesn’t seem to matter to Discover.

Discover Financial Services has blocked customers from making donations on a Christian crowdfunding site that was raising money for accused Kenosha gunman Kyle Rittenhouse, a report said.

GiveSendGo has raised more than $380,000 for the 17-year-old, who has been receiving support in some conservative circles who claim he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot two protesters with an AR-15 style rifle during a chaotic night following the shooting of Jacob Blake.

The credit card company, in emails to Forbes, said the action was taken for operating regulation violations.The violation wasn’t explained.

“We regularly review merchants for operating regulations violations; turning off merchants for violations is a typical process for us, but one we don’t make public,” the company said.

Similarly, Facebook has blocked fundraising for Rittenhouse as well stating that such activity runs afoul of the site’s policy regarding the glorification of “mass murder”.

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