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Shouting Matches Erupt in Supermarket Between Anti-NRA Protestors and Trump Supporters

Shouting matches erupted at a Florida supermarket after pro-Trump shoppers confronted participants in an anti-gun protest on Friday.

Parkland survivor David Hogg organized a protest at a Publix supermarket in Florida in response to the chain’s donations to a Florida candidate for governor who supports the NRA.

The Florida supermarket giant, known as the state’s largest private employer, donated $670,000 over three years to Adam Putman, a gubernatorial candidate who has called himself “a proud NRA sellout.”

That drew the attention of Hogg, who along with other survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that killed 17, led “die-in” protests in a few Publix locations on Friday:

Publix soon announced that it would be suspending its political contributions.

“We would never knowingly disappoint our customers or the communities we serve,” a spokesperson said, per the Tampa Bay Times. “As a result, we decided earlier this week to suspend corporate-funded political contributions as we re-evaluate our giving processes.

In one video a shouting match erupted between the die-in protestors and some apparently pro-gun shoppers. One man can be seen wearing a Trump-Pence 2016 t-shirt, and exclaims to the camera: “Waoouuuhhh!”

In another video, an adult man in a parking lot yells “NRA!” and “USA!” at cameras:

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