FDIC backs off "Operation Chokepoint"
Story here. Operation Chokepoint was aimed at discouraging financial institutions from dealing with certain forms of business that were supposedly likely to generate returns, credit card protests, and things like that. It quickly expanded into discouraging dealings with governmentally disfavored forms of business... including licensed firearms dealers, and coin dealers.
(I've actually stayed in the building pictured: it has a hotel-like wing, and a special deal for local universities. Never again. It was like a hotel designed by Joseph Stalin, or perhaps some architect of prisons. You had to pass a checkpoint to park the car, another to get into the building. One soda machine in the entire place.).