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Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Buy Guns and Ammunition to 21

Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Buy Guns and Ammunition to 21”

And now brands are jumping into the gun reform fray, in what feels like a long, long overdue watershed moment in the battle against the National Rifle Association. The CEO is the son of the company's founder and has held the CEO position for 34 years.

The recent shooting in Parkland, Fla., was relatively unique in that the shooter did purchase firearms legally, Edwards said.

In the letter, Stack explained, "We support and respect the Second Amendment, and we recognize and appreciate that the vast majority of gun owners in this country are responsible, law-abiding citizens".

Dick's removed assault-style weapons from its Dick's-branded stores after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT that killed 20 first graders and six adults, but continued selling them through another retail brand. But Dick's owns dozens of its Field & Stream stores, where there has been no such ban in place.

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America's largest retailer, Walmart, says it will no longer sell guns to people under the age of 21 in the wake of the Florida school massacre.

"As long as we are meeting all local and federal requirements, we are good to go, and we watch that every day", Sheehan told the Herald.

"We never have and never will sell bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly", the statement read.

In addition, Kroger will reduce the retail space for firearms in all Fred Meyer stores, which have a presence in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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On Wednesday, the retailer announced it would stop selling assault-style rifles and increase the minimum age for purchasing firearms to 21. He did not criticize the retailer's decision to raise its minimum purchase age for guns, but said it would have an impact on where Mainers can buy firearms.

Chris Bradley, a gun-rights advocate who heads the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, said he was disappointed by the announcement. Jack Sawyer's purchase of a 12-gauge shotgun at a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Rutland Town is among the evidence of what prosecutors argue was an attempt to carry out an attack.

The wave of policy changes is also touching companies that do not sell guns. These changes, Stack says, will be permanent. "But we have to help solve the problem that's in front of us". There are some people who see this permanent ban as taking away people's gun right and aren't too happy with the change of Dick's.

While REI does not sell guns, the outdoor retailer has placed a hold on future orders of products that Vista sells through REI "while we assess how Vista proceeds", the company said.

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The Parkland shooting has renewed debate about gun legislation in the USA, with a group of students from the school leading a campaign for tighter restrictions on the sale of firearms and increased access to treatment for people with mental health issues.

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