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Article Date: February 2018
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Dick’s Takes a Stand Against Selling Assault Rifles

Dick’s extended a decision to eliminate sales of assault rifles from all its stores, including Field & Stream stores, and said the ban would be permanent. It also said it would no longer sell high capacity magazines in any of its stores and would raise the minimum age for purchase of firearms to 21, regardless of state laws. The decision was basically a major extension of its 2009 decision to eliminate sales of guns from the Dick’s stores after the Sandy Hook shooting, and CEO Ed Stack left little doubt that the Parkland, FL, shootings were the reason behind the ... Log in to view full article.


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