• An anti-NRA movement is calling for the boycott of these 19 companies

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school has spurred a growing number of calls for companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association .
    A number of retailers still offer perks to NRA members.
    These discounts help retain NRA members, according to Boycott NRA Partners.
    On February 14, gunman Nikolas Cruz allegedly killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The shooting swiftly reinvigorated a national debate on gun control, with the teenage survivors leading the charge on demands for reform.
    Some of the backlash has centered on...
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  • Facebook removes VR shooting demo at top conservative conference out of 'respect for the victims' of Florida shooting

    Facebook removes VR shooting demo at top conservative conference out of 'respect for the victims' of Florida shooting

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook has been criticised for being "tone deaf" after showing off a virtual reality shoot-em-up demo at a conservative conference following the Florida school shooting.
    The social network has since removed the shooting aspects from the demo, and says it regrets not doing so sooner.
    "Out of respect for the victims and their families, we have removed them from this demo," an exec said.
    Facebook has removed a virtual reality shoot-em-up experience from a tech demo at a top American conservative conference after recieving criticism for being "tone deaf" following last week's deadly school...
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