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Pro-Gun Georgia Lawmakers Revoke Delta Tax Break For Cutting Ties With NRA

Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers Thursday took revenge on Delta Air Lines for crossing the National Rifle Association, killing a proposed tax break on jet fuel that would have saved the airline millions, The Associated Press reports. A sweeping tax bill with the fuel exemption stripped out by the Republicans passed the GOP-controlled House and Senate by wide margins, just days after Delta reacted to the school massacre in Florida by announcing it would no longer offer discount fares to NRA members. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal criticized the Delta controversy as an “unbecoming squabble” but said he would sign the broader tax measure in whatever form it passed. Delta, which is based in Atlanta and…