Internet companies pressured to end streaming for 'NRAtv'

Delta and United Airlines joined a flurry of corporations this week severing ties with the gun rights lobbying organization, which has come under fire in the wake of the February 14 Stoneman Douglas high school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.

Both Delta and the United Airlines also announced Saturday that they will be ending their discount programs with the NRA members.

Enterprise Holdings Inc.: The vehicle rental company that also owns Alamo and National cut off discounts for NRA members. They've pulled discount deals they used to offer to NRA members, and one local bank in Omaha pledged to stop issuing an NRA-branded Visa card.

First National Bank of Omaha's breakup with the NRA put an end to a card that offered 5% back on gas and sporting goods purchases, according to an NRA blog, which boasted that "every time you pack up and head out on a hunt or to the range.... you're putting money back in your pocket".

Enterprise Holdings, operator of Enterprise, Alamo, and National Car Rental, said they were ending discount programs.

Enterprise Holdings, parent company of vehicle rental hubs Enterprise, National, and Alamo, recently declared that all discounts extended to members of the National Rifle Association would come to a screeching halt on March 26.

Cybersecurity firm Symantec, which offered NRA discounts to its LifeLock identity theft protection service and Norton anti-virus software, told USA TODAY on Friday that it had "stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association".

The move comes after several other companies cut their ties to the NRA earlier this week, including vehicle rental company Enterprise, First National Bank of Omaha, Wyndham Hotels and Best Western hotels.

"We will be requesting that the NRA remove our information from their website".

Avis and Budget Rent a auto, which are owned by Avis Budget Group, said through a spokesperson that the brands will stop offering discounts on vehicle rentals to NRA members beginning March 26.

"TrueCar is ending its auto buying service relationship with the NRA effective February 28, 2018", the Santa Monica, California-based automotive pricing and information website also tweeted Friday night.

The NRA responded by saying its members were being punished, but would not be intimidated.

Two other companies - the insurer Chubb and Wyndham Hotel Group - confirmed to CNNMoney Friday that they've recently ended partnerships with the NRA.

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch responded to the campaign by calling attention to the hypocrisy of those who say they stand for free speech trying to silence others.

In a statement released Saturday afternoon, the NRA accused companies of "a shameful display of political and civic cowardice".

The Hertz Corp.: The rental vehicle company ended its discount program for NRA members.

"Evil walks among us and God help us if we don't harden our schools and protect our kids", said NRA executive vice-president Wayne LaPierre at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. And North American Van Lines said it was scrapping its an affiliate relationship with the NRA. In response, some Stoneman Douglas high school students and gun control activists have led a #BoycottNRA movement online. However, those decisions were made prior to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week.

The Broward County sheriff's department, whose liberal sheriff has spoken in favor of gun control laws and against the NRA, is under particular pressure. "We don't want them in our schools", Trump said.

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