Liberals, "especially young millennials", are much more apt to "price in social values when they are making their consumer decisions", she added. The convention is scheduled to be held in Dallas in May, but this week a Dallas city council member asked the NRA to cancel it.
The NRA Business Alliance lists hundreds of companies that offer discounts to the pro-gun-rights interest group's millions of members. "Three months ago, Chubb provided notice of our intent to discontinue participation in the NRA Carry Guard insurance program under the terms of our contract", Chubb said in a statement.
Enterprise Holdings, one of the world's largest vehicle rental companies, announced Thursday that it will end its discount promotion for National Rifle Association members. That followed an announcement yesterday by First National Bank of Omaha, the largest privately held bank in the USA, that it won't renew a contract to issue a branded credit card for the NRA.
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The executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, addressed a large conservative gathering outside Washington on Thursday.
The sponsorship offered discounts to card carrying NRA members once they paid their $40 annual fee. Names of companies with NRA associations had begun circulating widely Thursday under the hashtag #BoycottNRA.
If you are not a member of the National Rifle Association, you may be surprised to learn that NRA members get special discounts from well-known companies.
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Several companies who have entered into agreements with the National Rifle Association (NRA) have chose to part ways with the gun lobbyist organization following the recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
President Trump did part ways with the NRA on one item, a call to change the minimum age for buying a rifle or handgun from 18 to 21.
"I would avoid a business that is boycotting NRA". MetLife declined to immediately comment on social media boycott calls, while other companies associated with the group didn't immediately return requests for comment.
Meanwhile, some teachers in Florida were unsettled to learn earlier this week that the retirement funds to which they've been contributing invest in the gun company that produced the weapon used in the Parkland attack.
MetLife, Symantec dump NRA as calls for company boycotts spread
And boycotts of companies by consumers clearly impact their bottom lines - and send customers fleeing to competitors. Some users pledged support for companies that keep their NRA partnerships, while others applauded severing ties.
Meanwhile, shares of gun companies mostly fell in midday trading Friday. Marco Rubio and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch at Wednesday's town hall discussion on CNN.