FedEx Bucks Corporate Trend, Sticks with NRA

Companies with ties to the National Rifle Association are dealing with increasing public pressure since the Parkland, Florida massacre killed 17 people.

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NEW YORK (AP) — One more company is finding itself embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida. While more than a dozen major U.S. companies have ended business partnerships with the National Rifle Association, FedEx now says it’s sticking with the group and has not asked to be removed from the NRA website where members are offered corporate discounts. The Memphis, Tennessee, delivery company…

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