Democrat Senators call on payments companies to track gun sales

Democrat senators, led by Sens. and Bob Mendez, are calling on the departments of the Treasury and Justice to take action after credit card companies' refusal to track gun purchases.

Last year, following pressure from gun control activists and progressive lawmakers, Visa announced that it would track gun purchases through a new merchant category code. Mastercard and other credit card companies also said they would track gun and ammo purchases.

Earlier this month, we reported that Discover would start tracking gun and ammo purchases through a new MCC beginning April. The report led to pushback from conservatives, gun rights activists, and privacy supporters.

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