The List Of Companies That Cut Ties With The NRA
Following the Parkland massacre which left 17 people dead, the list of companies that cut ties with the NRA is growing. It’s likely the list will keep growing, here are 12 you may not know about.
A major security software company which is also linked with other well –known companies such as Norton and Lifelock. It announced this week that discounts will no longer be offered to NRA members.
Previously Norton had offered NRA members discounts on its subscription plans.
- Enterprise Holdings
A major car rentals conglomerate. It operates under three major national brands- Enterprise, Alamo and National. On Thursday, all three companies announced that they would be ending the program that provides discounts to NRA members on March 26.
- First National Bank
First National Bank of Omaha has offered special VISA cards to NRA members for more than ten years. Following intense pressure from members, it announced last week that it would not renew its current contract with the NRA.
- Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines
Both are national moving lines and previously offered discounts to NRA members.
- AVIS and Budget Rental cars
AVIS and Budget Rental cars which operate under the same parent company where offering up to 25% discount of base rate rentals to NRA members. On Friday, parent company AVIS Budget Group announced that they would not be continuing these benefits.
Simplisafe, a home security company has ended their promotion that gives NRA members two months free monitoring with the purchase of any new home security system.
Metlife auto and Home announced on Friday that they would be ending their discounts for NRA members. The company previously boasted on their website: “As an NRA member, it couldn’t be easier to shop for car insurance AND support the National Rifle Association. That’s because the NRA has worked with MetLife Auto & Home to provide you with competitive rates and group discounts on auto insurance from several leading insurance carriers.”
Another car rental company , Hertz announced on Friday that they would be no longer offering discounts to NRA members. Previously Hertz had offered NRA members up to 25% off everyday base rates at participating locations worldwide.
- Wild Apricot/ Personify Corp
Teresa Zimmerman, director of marketing for Personify Corp, software company announced late on Friday that she asked the NRA to remove Wild Apricot from the gun lobby’s website.
“We have contacted the NRA directly and asked them to remove our logo and the affiliated text, as they were actually using that without permission from us. We never had a formal partnership with them.”
TrueCar which is an automotive pricing and information website ended their partnership with NRA on Friday, saying that they would end their advertising partnership with the gun lobbying group at the end of the month.
- Delta Airlines
Delta Airlines announced on Friday that they will stop providing 10% discounts to NRA members.
- United Airlines
United Airlines followed the example of Delta by discontinuing all discounts offered to NRA members.
If you know of any other companies cutting ties with the NRA, let us know in the comments! Also are you an NRA member? Do gun shootings affect your choice to be a member?