Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut NRA ties
Saturday, 24 February 2018 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on Saturday became the latest major corporations to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association as the fallout from last week's massacre at a Florida high school took its toll on the gun advocacy group.
Delta and United Airlines will no longer offer discounted rates to members of the NRA. Many have praised the airlines for taking action but conservatives have lashed out, saying they’ll take their business elsewhere. The airlines are two of over a dozen companies to cut ties with the NRA.
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