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Walmart will soon end sales of ammunition at stores

Walmart will soon end sales of ammunition at stores


WWLP.COM. TAYLOR KNIGHT 22NEWS. WALMART WILL NO LONGER SELL HAND GUNS…AND SOME AMMUNITION. 22NEWS REPORTER HECTOR MOLINA IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM…. WITH REACTION. HECTOR: AFTER SELLING THROUGH THEIR CURRENT INVENTORY COMMITMENTS, WALMART PLANS TO NO LONGER SELL .223 AND 5.56 CALIBER AMMUNITION. THIS COMES AFTER THE MASS SHOOTING THAT TOOK PLACE AT A WALMART IN EL PASO LAST MONTH, AND ANOTHER SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED IN SOUTHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI JUST A FEW DAYS BEFORE THAT. SOME WALMARTS HERE IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS CARRY AMMUNITION. THOSE STORES ARE IN WESTFIELD, WARE, HADLEY, ORANGE, PITTSFIELD, AND NORTH ADAMS. WALMART CEO AND PRESIDENT DOUG MCMILON SAID WALMART WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE CONSTRUCTIVE STEPS TO REDUCE THE CHANCE THAT EVENTS LIKE THE SHOOTINGS IN EL PASO AND SOUTHAVEN WILL EVER HAPPEN AGAIN. WITH WALMART BEING A NATIONWIDE LEADER IN RETAIL…ONE SMITH COLLEGE STUDENT SAID SHE HOPES OTHER RETAILERS WILL ALSO TAKE PART IN THIS INITIATIVE. WHEN YOU STOCKPILE A LOT OF AMMUNITION YOU KNOW YOU’VE SEEN THE IMPACT OF THAT LIKE WITH THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING. I THINK IT’S A SMART MOVE AND I’M GLAD TO HEAR IT. HECTOR: IN REPONSE TO WALMARTS DECISION, THE NRA SENT A STATEMENT THAT READS IN PART, “IT IS SHAMEFUL TO SEE WALMART SUCCUMB TO THE PRESSURE OF THE ANTI-GUN ELITES. LINES AT WALMART WILL SOON BE REPLACED BY LINES AT OTHER RETAILERS WHO ARE MORE SUPPORTIVE OF AMERICA’S FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS.” HECTOR: WE HAVE THE FULL STATEMENTS FROM WALMART AND THE NRA POSTED ON OUR


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