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Walmart And Dick's Will No Longer Sell Guns To People Under 21

Walmart And Dick's Will No Longer Sell Guns To People Under 21

"We are pleased with Dick's Sporting Goods for their cooperation and willingness to take such a significant step toward ending gun violence".

He says he understands why big retailers like Wal-Mart and DICK's plan to raise the firearm purchases age to 21 but does not believe that will stop shootings.

And late Thursday outdoor retailer REI says it's halting future orders of some popular brands - including CamelBak water carriers, Giro helmets, and Camp Chef stoves - whose parent company also makes ammunition and assault-style rifles.

Also on February 28, Walmart announced that it would require anyone purchasing a firearm or ammunition to be at least 21 and that it would remove weapons that resemble assault rifles from its website, the Associated Press reported.

While this is just one of many arguments that is circulating, the decision from the sporting goods company and many other companies also employing these restrictions is one that is respected by other providers.

Kroger said it is also in the process of scaling back gun departments at some stores "due to softer demand and changing customer preferences". "We have to help solve the problem that's in front of us".

The Taylor employee, who declined to give his name to The News-Herald, said some high-capacity magazines were removed from the shelves before the store opened Wednesday in light of the company's announcement.

If every major retailer required customers to be 21 or older to buy a firearm, he said, it would amount to a de facto ban - even though that wouldn't violate constitutional rights. "Mothers make the majority of spending decisions for their families, and we want to shop with businesses that care about the safety of our families - making this a smart business move, too".

But many gun rights advocates such as the National Rifle Association oppose raising the age limit to buy a weapon.

Mercy Investment Services, the investment arm of the Sisters of Mercy, said its officials met with Dick's Sporting Goods senior management in January to discuss the retailer's policies and responsibilities as a corporate citizen.

The change to the types of weapons the company sells primarily affected its Field & Stream stores, the employee said. They launched the #NeverAgain Twitter hashtag to push for new gun laws. Walmart stopped selling assault firearms and accessories in 2015 and only sells handguns in Alaska. "They can wait", she said. "I care about this issue". "Not, it's not a insane level but yes, I have noticed an increase", Tenpenny said. Wells Fargo & Co set a $29.00 price objective on shares of Dicks Sporting Goods and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th.