Hertz Joins Parade of Major Companies Cutting Ties With NRA

  • Hertz Joins Parade of Major Companies Cutting Ties With NRA

Hertz Joins Parade of Major Companies Cutting Ties With NRA

The head of the lobby group, which has around five million members, said on Thursday that gun control advocates "hate individual freedom".

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines issued a statement Saturday morning indicating it was ending its discounted travel program for members of the National Rifle Association.

Symantec Corp.: - "Symantec has stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association", the software company, which makes Norton Antivirus technology, tweeted Friday. Add Gun Control as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Gun Control news, video, and analysis from ABC News. It tries to pit Americans against one another, all in an attempt to further their agenda of selling guns.' Shannon Watts, founder of the Moms Demand Action group.

Reacting to Caraway's comment, NRA representative Andrew Arunlanandam said, "No politician anywhere can tell the NRA not to come to their city".

High school students who survived the February 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have driven forward a renewed national gun control debate. They hate the Second Amendment.

President Donald Trump's favors raising the age.

Car rental companies National Car Rental, Enterprise and Alamo announced this week that they would end their discount programs, and car pricing group TrueCar announced it would end its program that allowed NRA members to save an average of almost $3,400 off the retail price of new and used cars.

By their count, more than a dozen have already ended their relationships. It also noted Enterprise "offers members an unspecified discount". "Three months ago, Chubb provided notice of our intent to discontinue participation in the NRA Carry Guard insurance program under the terms of our contract", Chubb said in a statement.

Hertz, another major auto rental company, announced Friday that it would no longer offer a discount to NRA members, which had been up to 25 percent off base rental rates, according to ThinkProgress.

A spokesperson for the bank said "customer feedback" prompted a review of its partnership with the NRA, and it chose not to renew its current contract.

David Hogg, one of the student survivors of last week's attack who launched the #NeverAgain anti-gun violence movement, said the students would target any company with ties to the NRA, in addition to lawmakers who accept donations.

Numerous terminated agreements include the companies no longer giving discounts to NRA members, a perk that attracted them to join the association.

The president of the Florida teachers union has called for the fund to divest itself of shares. Many of those tweeting are in the entertainment industry.

Apple and Amazon are being called on by activists to drop their hosting of the NRA TV app. They are now no longer offering this plan.

Some of those survivors confronted NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch at a CNN town hall on Wednesday.

The companies are making their announcements on Twitter, many in direct response to a trending hashtag, #BoycottNRA. The public pressure just simply wasn't there to make a major change.

People keep finding new ways to stick it to them.