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A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the N.R.A.

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The only reason these companies “partnered” with the NRA was for the free advertising.  The NRA promoted these discounts to its members, who were more likely to use that company as a result.  Nobody joins the NRA for  He discounts. This break will hurt the companies more than the NRA or its membership. 

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2 minutes ago, voyager9 said:

The only reason these companies “partnered” with the NRA was for the free advertising.  The NRA promoted these discounts to its members, who were more likely to use that company as a result.  Nobody joins the NRA for  He discounts. This break will hurt the companies more than the NRA or its membership.

Exactly, nobody joined for the discounts. The negative PR will hurt these companies more for showing their "politics". I just don't get why these companies stick their noses into these politically sensitive issues? They immediately turn off HALF their customer base in the country. Idiots!

 

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14 minutes ago, Sniper22 said:

Exactly, nobody joined for the discounts. The negative PR will hurt these companies more for showing their "politics". I just don't get why these companies stick their noses into these politically sensitive issues? They immediately turn off HALF their customer base in the country. Idiots!

 

It’s all math. They get a ton of free press by “breaking from the NRA” while it is en vogue. Then, later, when the heat is off the go back to the NRA. The number of anti-gun people + pro-gun people who will forgive them > pro-gun people who won’t. 

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When Everytown for Gun Safety calls to complain, the best plan is to do just shut up and do nothing.  The media and the public gets bored quickly.  Trans-bathrooms, pink hats, #metoo, NRA bashing...we'll be on to some new news focus in 2 weeks.  Seems like these companies could have waited it out for that long.

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Ive been thinking about this too... free advertising to say they did something, sure... but in addition to actually voting with wallets, what's the best way to state as such?

I got a call from Alamo today due to a recent car rental. I answered that thenrental was fine, but I'd definitely not be renting again.  I was hoping they would ask why, so I could use the NRA basis.  No dice.

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