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Companies cut ties with NRA after Florida School Shooting

Residents take part in a vigil led by the Junior Newtown Action Alliance to mourn students and teachers lost in a mass shooting in Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School in Newtown, CT, U.S. February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

By: Keerthi Mohan

Several corporate firms have decided to end partnerships with the National Rifle Association in the aftermath of the February 14 Florida school shooting that claimed 17 lives. According to reports, Enterprise Holdings, First National Bank of Omaha, Symantec, Hertz and Avis have ended co-branding partnerships with the NRA as a movement to boycott NRA picks up momentum on social media. On Thursday, the First National Bank of Omaha responded to a tweet saying “Please END your relationship with the @NRA. #NRABloodOnYourHands” with a message saying it has decided not to renew its contract with the rifle association. It didn’t not…

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