After hearing an outcry from customers following last week’s deadly shootings at a Florida school, officials with First National Bank of Omaha say they’ll be dropping a co-branded credit-card with the National Rifle Association.
The bank’s spokesman made a statement Thursday via email, saying it will not renew its contract for the NRA Visa card.
The bank official declined interviews, as did the NRA.
First National is Nebraska’s largest bank by deposits.
Tensions are high in many circles over firearms and the association, after the attack at a Parkland, Florida, high school that left 17 dead.
President Trump praised the NRA on Thursday and suggested teachers who carry guns to class should get bonus pay.