First National Bank Of Omaha Ends NRA Partnership

Christian Datoc | Breaking News and Engagement Editor

The First National Bank of Omaha announced Thursday that it is terminating its branded partnership with the National Rifle Association in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

A membership card for the National Rifle Association (NRA) is seen on January 10, 2013 in Manassas, Virginia. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

A membership card for the National Rifle Association (NRA) is seen on January 10, 2013 in Manassas, Virginia. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

“Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA,” the bank wrote on Twitter. “As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card.”

When pressed for further information on Twitter, First National simply responded they had “no further information to provide.”

According to Think Progress, First National had given its customers the opportunity to obtain branded NRA Visa credit for nearly 20 years.

A quick perusal of the bank’s Twitter feed shows they had been flooded with comments urging them to end the NRA partnership over the past few days.

When reached for comment by The Daily Caller, an NRA official explained the communications team was currently overwhelmed with inquiries on the program’s cancelation and would respond in a timely manner.

At CNN’s Wednesday gun safety town hall, several participants accused Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Bill Nelson and Congressman Ted Deutch — all of Florida — of taking “blood money” from the NRA.

WATCH — Rubio Booed At CNN Gun Safety Town Hall:

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