NRA Boycott Causes Hotel Chains, Rental Car Companies to Cut Ties

National brands abandon NRA in Florida school shooting reckoning

NRA credit card, car rental discounts terminated

The Nebraska-based First National Bank of Omaha, which has branches in Colorado, will not renew its contract to issue the group's NRA Visa card, spokesman Kevin Langin said in a statement.

But in a tweet Thursday saying that "customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA", the bank announced it was stopping the program.

Enterprise Holdings - which runs the Enterprise, Alamo and National auto rental groups - tweeted Thursday evening to say that the discount deal it had with the NRA will end on March 26. The NRA "member benefits" page offers savings on a credit card, hearing aids, life insurance, home security systems, vehicle purchases, moving fees, prescription drugs, and branded checkbooks, among other things.

The rental auto company offered NRA members "up to 25 percent off everyday base rates at participating locations worldwide" as well as "additional program benefits". The company has not said more about its decision.

Both companies released their statements repeatedly on Twitter following calls for them to separate from the gun group.

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"Much like AARP or AAA, the organization promotes its discounts for members as a selling point for why people should join".

The news website ThinkProgress had listed them as companies that support the NRA, noting that First National Bank offered two NRA cards, each with a $40 bonus, and touted it as "enough to reimburse your one-year NRA membership!"

On Thursday, the bank webpage that advertised the NRA card had been disabled. The parent company behind vehicle rental brands like Enterprise previously dropped its discounts.

The NRA has faced increasing backlash following the Florida school shooting, one of the deadliest in the country.

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