"Fed Ex is a common carrier under Federal law and therefore does not and will not deny service or discriminate against any legal entity regardless of their policy positions or political views," it continued.
"The NRA is one of hundreds of organizations in our alliances/association Marketing program whose members receive discounted rates for Fed Ex shipping." The company's response is the latest example of companies either breaking ties with the NRA or choosing to stand with the gun rights group.
Runcie also revealed that five of the 215 teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and around 10 children have asked for transfers, which the district will accommodate.
"Thank you to our young people for leading the way. " Some students expressed their apprehension about returning to the site of the tragedy. #MSDStrong." The school will hold classes for four hours a day this week, from a.m. "Today is a sad day but it needs to happen and it's here," Ty Goodman, the father of two survivors, said in a tweet.
Addressing her classmates in a tweet on Tuesday night, Aly Sheehy said, "I’m not going to lie, I’ve been dreading going back to school tomorrow. "My kids @tgiii_ and @madigoodman_ r heading back to school today so I ask God to keep his hand upon them and protect them and allow healing to begin.
—Salvador Hernandez Despite the National Rifle Association's staunch opposition to raising the minimum age to buy certain firearms from 18 to 21, President Trump "still supports" the idea and is expected to discuss it with bipartisan lawmakers on Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday.
Last week, Trump tweeted his support for raising the age to buy certain firearms to 21 and suggested that he was willing to fight the NRA "every once in a while." However, despite Trump's promises on a broad range of gun control actions, Republicans in Congress are divided and nowhere near formalizing a plan to address ending gun violence.