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McMillan Merchant Solutions

Monday, June 10th, 2013

This just in from McMillan Group International‘s Facebook Page. McMillan had a heck of a time with Bank of America, prompting them to look for alternative means to handle their transactions.

McMillan Merchant Solutions, LLC

We are getting close. I have chosen a name, McMillan Merchant Solutions, LLC, have signed a contract with a processing company which is behind our industry 100%. As a matter of fact when I told them that I wanted to donate a percentage of my revenue to any number of industry and 2nd Amendment supporting organizations, they told me they will match me dollar for dollar. That indeed help me to trust that they all willing to put their money where their mouth is just as I am.

I will have a list of organization that I will be willing to donate to and I will let the customer suggest to whom I will make a donation.

I have NRA, NSSF, SCI and Dallas Safari Club. I would like some suggestions as to who else should be on the list. I am thinking we should have 6 choices but if there are more good choices than that, I will consider adding to the list.

Come on everyone, tell me who you would like to see on the list.

Tell them what you think here.

McMillan Takes BoA to the Woodshed

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

I’d venture to say that anyone who ever got stuck using a government travel card issued by Bank of America has a few choice words for them. But now, firearm manufacturer McMillan Group International has an even better reason for you to consider any relationship you might have with Bank of America. The following was posted on their Facebook wall on Friday and went viral over the weekend.

McMillan Fiberglass Stocks, McMillan Firearms Manufacturing, McMillan Group International have been collectively banking with Bank of America for 12 years. Today Mr. Ray Fox, Senior Vice President, Market Manager, Business Banking, Global Commercial Banking came to my office. He scheduled the meeting as an “account analysis” meeting in order to evaluate the two lines of credit we have with them. He spent 5 minutes talking about how McMillan has changed in the last 5 years and have become more of a firearms manufacturer than a supplier of accessories.
At this point I interrupted him and asked “Can I possible save you some time so that you don’t waste your breath? What you are going to tell me is that because we are in the firearms manufacturing business you no longer what my business.”
“That is correct” he says.
I replied “That is okay, we will move our accounts as soon as possible. We can find a 2nd Amendment friendly bank that will be glad to have our business. You won’t mind if I tell the NRA, SCI and everyone one I know that BofA is not firearms industry friendly?”
“You have to do what you must” he said.
“So you are telling me this is a politically motivated decision, is that right?”
Mr Fox confirmed that it was. At which point I told him that the meeting was over and there was nothing let for him to say.

I think it is import for all Americans who believe in and support our 2nd amendment right to keep and bear arms should know when a business does not support these rights. What you do with that knowledge is up to you. When I don’t agree with a business’ political position I can not in good conscience support them. We will soon no longer be accepting Bank of America credit cards as payment for our products.

Kelly D McMillan
Director of Operations
McMillan Group International, LLC

SSD would like to echo the sentiments above. If you value the second amendment, strongly consider what companies you do business with, especially banks.