#BoycottYeti Movement Erupts After Cooler Maker Ditches NRA Foundation
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#BoycottYeti Movement Erupts After Cooler Maker Ditches NRA Foundation

On April 21 Breitbart News reported that Yeti Coolers cut ties with the NRA Foundation and by April 22 a #BoycottYeti campaign was sweeping Twitter.

NRA president Marion Hammer explained the NRA Foundation is a charitable organization that raises money for youth and educational programs nationwide. She noted that Yeti products have long been a staple at Friends of NRA Foundation banquets and functions.

However, on April 20, the NRA-ILA quoted Hammer saying, “Suddenly, without prior notice, YETI has declined to do business with the NRA Foundation saying they no longer wish to be an NRA vendor, and refused to say why. They will only say they will no longer sell products to the NRA Foundation.”

The response from outsdoorsmen, NRA members, and others, was immediate.

Tweets that simply said “#BoycottYeti” became ubiquitous:

Others Tweeted about the fact that Yeti’s decision to cut ties with the NRA Foundation effectively sent the message that they were trading one kind of customer for another:

Another Twitter user pushed a photo of a “razor blade scraper,” which he renamed a “Yeti Coolers window decal removal tool”:

Saving America tweeted:

Twitter user Austen Fletcher tweeted:

Vietnam Vet Carl Cannon did not use the #BoycottYeti hashtage, but sent Yeti Coolers a message nonetheless:

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Tana Bouquet

    April 22, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    Yeti, You have people in your company, that must be on the wrong side for America. 2nd amendment rights!!!! Hello!!! Who the hell cares about being POLITICALLY Correct!!!HOGWASH!!! Time to put AMerica FIRST and ITS PEOPLE!!!! Wake up!!! You all are being misled……… Wake up!.

    One thing though, Yeti coolers will make good gun shooting targets!!!!!! NRA all the way. Keep your guns close my friends, and especially protect all people and especially children. In God We Trust!!! 🙂 Have a blessed day.

  2. Dee Dee

    April 22, 2018 at 11:31 pm

    Just another name added to the list of things I will NEVER buy, and I will throw the thermal cups I have in the trash. Really YETI? Have you lost all common sense?? SMH!!!

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