Delta Airlines, an Atlanta-based company, receives significant tax breaks from the state of Georgia. However, after the Parkland shooting, Delta moved to sever business ties with the NRA, resulting in a strong-armed response from Georgia policymakers.
According to The Chicago
Tribune, “Businesses have every legal right to make their own decisions, but the Republican majority in our state legislature also has every right to govern guided by our principles,” said Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
The article goes on to cite Cagle’s Twitter: “”I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with the @NRA. Corporations cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to