Blink-182 boycotting FedEx over relationship with NRA
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Pop-punk band Blink-182 announced that it was boycotting FedEx after the company said it wouldn’t cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Bassist and singer Mark Hoppus tweeted Monday that he has directed the band’s representatives to stop using FedEx over the shipping corporation’s relationship with the NRA.

.@fedex has chosen to continue its business relationship with the NRA, despite its board member pushing conspiracies against children who survived Parkland,” Hoppus tweeted Monday. “I’ve directed our representatives to stop using them, and encourage you to do the same.”

FedEx announced Monday that it wouldn’t cut ties with the NRA despite facing pressure to do so after the mass shooting at a Florida high school earlier this month. 


The company said it “does not and will not deny service or discriminate against any legal entity regardless of their policy positions or political views.”

“FedEx has never set or changed rates for any of our millions of customers around the world in response to their politics, beliefs or positions on issues,” a company statement read.

The statement also said that FedEx opposes civilians having access to assault weapons and supports “restricting them to the military.” 

Several companies terminated their relationships with the NRA after the shooting.