More and more companies are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association after the fatal massacre that left 17 students dead in Broward County, Florida. Among those who are holding the organization partially responsible for the rise in mass shootings in the United States are a string of travel companies. The NRA once touted benefits for its members including discounts on plane tickets and car rentals, but that will be a thing of the past after this week.
Enterprise (who owns Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car), TrueCar, MetLife, Hertz, North American Van Lines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines have all publically cut ties.
Delta Air Lines has come under major scrutiny from Georgia Republicans who financially threatened the company. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle said that it would strike down $50 million sales tax.
“I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA,” Cagle tweeted. “Corporations cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back.”
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