FedEx claim ending NRA member discounts would be 'discrimination'

National Rifle Association members visit exhibitor booths at the 146th NRA annual meeting

A call-to-action led by student survivors brought mass attention to the various brands that offer discounted rates and services to NRA members, causing multiple large brands like United, Hertz, and Delta to end such programs.

Dozens of companies offer partnership discounts to the NRA's five million members - and many of those companies are caving to leftist pressure by cutting those ties.

Chubb will stop underwriting a National Rifle Association-branded insurance policy for gun owners in the U.S., the insurance giant has revealed.

Major companies with ties to the National Rifle Association suddenly shed ties to the pro-gun-rights interest group amid intense scrutiny over the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.

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"FedEx opposes assault rifles being in the hands of civilians". The airline company has axed a discount program for NRA members.

In a statement, the NRA accused the companies that dropped partnerships of "a shameful display of political and civic cowardice". It's not immediately clear what the company's relationship with the NRA entailed. "We therefore support restricting them to the military".

FedEx released a statement saying it does not agree with NRA's gun policy positions, but it will continue to offer discounts to the organization's members.

But some of the Virginia-based gun lobby's most powerful partners either refused to part ways with the NRA or have simply failed to respond to widespread calls to cut ties.

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"We are joining other companies in our industry to examine what we can do to help end the tragedy of mass shootings", the bank said in a statement.

Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) - There are no longer discounts for home and auto insurance for NRA members from this company. But, the question on the minds of many after the latest tragic school shooting on February 14th at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is should new restrictions be placed on the purchase of firearms.

Also, pro-NRA lawmakers in Georgia threatened to kill tax breaks for Delta, which is headquartered in Atlanta, unless the company changes its position and reinstates its relationship with the NRA.

Still, many have found it hard to wade into the public battle over gun rights without taking political heat or alienating part of their customer base.

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From the website: "Much like AARP or AAA offer discounts for their own members, the NRA promotes its discounts for members as a selling point for why people should join". An online movement was created using the hashtag #BoyottNRA and customers began threatening to boycott these companies - and many of them have listened.

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