These 2 Major Airlines Have Cut Ties With The NRA

BY TEAM JST

Twitter/United

Major companies in the U.S. are making themselves clear in the debate of gun control. Following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Doulglas High School in Parkland, FL, airlines including United and Delta have tweeted to indicate they will no longer offer discounted rates to members of the National Rifle Association (NRA.)

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Ten days after the shooting which occurred on Feb 14, Delta tweeted:

Meanwhile, United Airlines also sent out a tweet as follows:

Despite applause from many who stand behind the airlines’ decision, American conservatives, including former presidential nominee Sarah Palin, are publicly denouncing both Delta and United’s choice as “”punishing law-abiding citizens.” In a tweet, the former governor of Alaska wrote:

As advocates of gun rights, the NRA also tweeted to show the non-profit organization remains steady in its controversial stance:

In addition to Delta and United, other travel industry’s major companies also cut ties with the NRA. Car rental companies including: Avis, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National, will no longer be offering discounted programs to members of the group.

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