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Activists Go After Chains That Offer NRA Discounts

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Activists Go After Chains That Offer NRA Discounts
Two of the world's biggest hotel chains are facing public pressure to sever their affiliation with the National Rifle Association in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.

Avvaz, a global campaign network of 17 million people, is targeting Wyndham Hotels Worldwide which owns Ramada, Days Inn, Wingate and Super 8 and Best Western. Both are listed on the gun rights group's website under the heading "friends of the NRA" because they offer members discounts through its business affiliates programme.

Both hotel chains' Facebook pages are full of messages urging them to "get out of bed with the NRA", many of them threatening to stop using their hotels until they do. Click here for the full story.

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