From America’s 1st Freedom: https://www.americas1stfreedom.org/articles/2018/2/27/nra-responds-to-corporations-cutting-member-benefits/
by A1F Staff
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
In a knee-jerk response to public outcry, several companies that once partnered with the NRA to provide member discounts have moved to end those deals. The NRA, with 5 million members who run the gamut from professionals to blue-collar workers and who represent every ethnicity and race, has written and posted a response to those companies, saying that their decisions to back off will not deter the NRA from fighting for your right to keep and bear arms.
FAIRFAX, VA – The more than five million law-abiding members of the National Rifle Association have enjoyed discounts and cost-saving programs from many American corporations that have partnered with the NRA to expand member benefits.
Since the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, a number of companies have decided to sever their relationshipwith the NRA, in an effort to punish our members who are doctors, farmers, law enforcement officers, fire fighters, nurses, shop owners and school teachers that live in every American community. We are men and women who represent every American ethnic group, every one of the world’s religions and every form of political commitment.
The law-abiding members of the NRA had nothing at all to do with the failure of that school’s security preparedness, the failure of America’s mental health system, the failure of the National Instant Check System or the cruel failures of both federal and local law enforcement.
Despite that, some corporations have decided to punish NRA membership in a shameful display of political and civic cowardice. In time, these brands will be replaced by others who recognize that patriotism and determined commitment to Constitutional freedoms are characteristics of a marketplace they very much want to serve.
Let it be absolutely clear. The loss of a discount will neither scare nor distract one single NRA member from our mission to stand and defend the individual freedoms that have always made America the greatest nation in the world.