Dick's Sporting Goods beat Walmart to the punch, announcing a slew of new company guidelines as the Parkland students stepped into their first classes since the massacre. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims and their loved ones. "Don't be surprised if an aggressive attorney general of a gun-friendly state brings an age-discrimination claim against Dick's", Professor Winkler wrote in an email to the New York Times.
Associates at the local Dick's store in Grafton, 1020 Port Washington Road, directed media questions to the corporate office, which issued the statement from Stack.
Wal-Mart made it's announcement Wednesday on the heels of a similar decision made by Dick's Sporting Goods.
CEO Edward Stacksaid in the statement and on Good Morning America that the company would stop selling the assault-style firearms in all 35 Field & Stream stores, a chain of hunting and fishing stores owned by Dick's.
Under federal law, a person must be at least 21 to buy a handgun from a firearms dealer. "We don't want to be a part of this any longer'".
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The Parkland shooter, Nikolas Cruz, bought a gun at Dick's, but the company said it wasn't the AR-15-style rifle used in the school shooting.
"We did everything by the book, we did everything that the law required, and still he was able to buy a gun", Stack said. He also called for the closure of the private sale and gun show loophole that waives the necessity of background checks. "We value our customers and hope that you will continue to support our business". The nation has heard you.
On the same day, two leading American gun sellers announced plans to raise their gun purchasing ages to 21 years old. It didn't mention ammunition.
Walmart, the largest seller of guns in the U.S., said it would remove items from its website that resembled assault-style rifles.
Both companies announced new policies about their firearm sales two weeks after the school shooting that killed 14 high school students and three faculty members. The teenage gunman used an AR-15 rifle.
"We believe that it is the job of companies that manufacture and sell guns and ammunition to work towards common sense solutions that prevent the type of violence that happened in Florida last month", REI said in a statement.
Late last week, after coming under attack on social media for their ties to the National Rifle Association, a number of major companies, including Hertz vehicle rental, MetLife insurance and Delta Air Lines, publicly ended those relationships, issuing brief, carefully phrased statements. Two weeks ago, a gunman killed 17 people, majority teenagers, in Parkland, Fla., with an AR-15 that was legally purchased.
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