On Wednesday, following the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High school, Walmart announced they will raise the minimum age to purchase all firearms and ammunition to 21.
The store also announced they will remove any toys and other items that resemble assault-style rifles from their website.
According to a statement by the company, they will implement the change “as quickly as possible.”
The statement reads, “In light of recent events, we’ve taken an opportunity to review our policy on firearm sales.” It continued,”Going forward, we are raising the age restriction for purchase of firearms and ammunition to 21 years of age.”
Back in 2015, Walmart had already banned the sale of assault-style guns.
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Walmart’s decision comes just hours after Dick’s Sporting Good revealed earlier they are banning the sales of assault-style weapons.
Below are some reactions:
When corporations have better courage than @GOP
— Deb 4 Decency ❤ (@DebJHolley) February 28, 2018
— Noah Champagne (@Wwefan2kyes) February 28, 2018
Those kids are changing this country for the better! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
— Anouk 🐾 (@Adogwalker77) March 1, 2018
I can’t wait to watch Trump supporters try and boycott Walmart 😀
— Cult45 (@TrumpismIsACult) March 1, 2018
So WALMART and DICKS can stand up to the gun nuts but Amazon and FedEx CAN’T?! pic.twitter.com/TLHTjMK8zn
— TrumpsTaxes (@TrumpsTaxes) March 1, 2018
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