Delta’s CEO says the company supports the Second Amendment.
CEO Ed Bastian said in a memo to employees Friday that the company’s goal was to “remain neutral” in the debate over guns.
The airline ended a discount for the NRA after the school shooting in Florida. That angered Georgia Republican lawmakers, who stripped a tax break for Delta out of a bill they were considering.
“Our people and our customers have a wide range of views on how to increase safety in our schools and public places, and we are not taking sides,” Bastian wrote in a memo to employees.
“We are supporters of the 2nd Amendment, just as we embrace the entire Constitution of the United States,” Bastian wrote.
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SOURCE: CNN, Danielle Weiner-Bonner