NRA's convention website stated, "NRA has also contracted special flight discounts with United Airlines and Delta Airlines, specifically for members attending the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits". But the insurance company MetLife Inc. discontinued its discount program with the NRA on Friday.
Next, Enterprise announced on Twitter in response to a growing call to boycott the NRA that "all three of our brands have ended the discount for NRA members".
MetLife also tweeted that the insurance conglomerate will no longer offer a discount to NRA members.
The brands - ranging from insurance companies to airlines to rental auto agencies - announced their decisions on social media, many in direct response to tweets demanding change under the trending hashtag #boycottNRA.
Symantec, which makes the Norton anti-virus software and owns the identity theft protection company LifeLock, said Friday that it is severing ties with the NRA.
The insurance firm Chubb said it had already stopped underwriting an NRA-branded insurance policy as of three months ago.
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The bank also said that if customers have incurred fees directly related to the outage, "we will waive or reimburse those fees". He said bank branches that are normally open on Saturdays will stay open two additional hours to assist clients.
Twitter users told corporate accounts they would stop buying from firms that maintained promotional collaborations with the NRA, which are created to make the $40 annual subscription to the association more enticing for gun owners. Seriously, how does ending a rental vehicle discount hurt the NRA exactly?
The news website ThinkProgress had listed them as companies that support the NRA, noting that First National Bank offered two NRA cards, each with a $40 bonus, and touted it as "enough to reimburse your one-year NRA membership!".
It cited "customer feedback" as the reason for the turnaround, telling Twitter users that it would "not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA visa card".
After Juniper and other banks declined NRA links in the early 2000s, First National Bank of Omaha agreed to begin selling the cards.
"We have asked them to remove our listing from their benefits site", the spokesperson added.
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While Alberta will suspend the ban on B.C. wine imports , Notley left open the door for renewed retaliation, if necessary. ET on February 22, 2018 with additional information about a change in B.C.'s previously announced measures.
Consumers have urged a boycott of businesses linked to the powerful gun lobby.
Gun-control organizations Moms Demand Action and Everytown sent a letter Friday asking five companies - Google, Amazon, Apple, AT&T and Roku - to cease streaming NRATV, saying "it's time for tech leaders to acknowledge their role in helping the NRA spread this risky content".
NRA has not commented on the defectors, but the group's executive vice president, Wayne LaPierre said this week that those pushing for new legislation are exploiting the tragedy.
Blackrock Inc., which manages $6 trillion in assets, has become one of the largest stakeholders gun manufacturers like Sturm Ruger & Co., American Outdoor Brands Corp. and Vista Outdoor Inc. through indirect investments.
The NRA has faced intense criticism following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead, the latest in a string of high-profile mass killings in the U.S.
Some of those survivors confronted NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch at a CNN town hall on Wednesday.
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Trump has also proposed raising the age to buy assault-style rifles from 18 to 21, which is opposed by the NRA.