Walmart To Limit Gun And Ammo Sales In Wake Of Recent Mass Shootings

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon announced on Tuesday that it will stop selling certain types of ammunition that can be used in assault-style rifles and handguns. The announcement comes less than one month after a gunman killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others in a Walmart in El Paso, Texas

Walmart is often described as one of the world’s largest gun and ammunition retailers; in it’s announcement, they said the retailer will also start asking customers in so-called ‘open-carry’ states – where openly carrying a firearm is permitted – to not carry firearms inside the companies’ stores there.

Walmart changes gun policies after shootings


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