Sen. Cramer Joins Letter to FBI and ATF on Firearms Background Check System during Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON—Senator Kevin Cramer joined a letter today to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Acting Director Regina Lombardo encouraging them to protect public safety while respecting the Second Amendment and federal law related to the three business day waiting period for firearm purchases and seeking information on how the federal firearms background check system is responding during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sen. Cramer, Colleagues Urge Administration & Fed to Protect Second Amendment Industries from Discrimination

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer, a Senate Banking Committee member, led a group of 19 senators urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, and the Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza to protect Second Amendment-related industries from discrimination by financial institutions.

“Several of the nation’s systemically important financial institutions use their market dominance to financially discriminate against legal and...

Senator Kevin Cramer Introduces the Freedom Financing Act

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) introduced the Freedom Financing Act today, a bill to ensure large financial institutions cannot deny service to certain constitutionally-protected industries that are fully compliant with all laws and statutes. Senator John Kennedy (R-L.A.) signed on as an original co-sponsor.

“A small number of banks controlling most of the financial sector could effectively illegalize legal commerce by refusing to finance certain industries or process certain...