This just in.
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) September 3, 2019
We’ve been working to understand the many important issues arising from the horrific events in El Paso and Southaven, as well as those raised in the national discussion around gun violence. Today, we’re sharing some next steps: https://t.co/chWzGf6Amv pic.twitter.com/Ye3xjjRdrh
— Walmart Inc. (@WalmartInc) September 3, 2019
According to Fox News:
Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain’s president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon.
My take? Online ammo sales are about to skyrocket.
The large retail chain is also asking customers not to bring guns into the store.
Walmart wants its law-abiding customers and employees to be defenseless against would-be killers? Good to know. https://t.co/31fJvXmiUb
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) September 3, 2019
I’d say ‘and so it begins’ …but this has been a long time coming.
And so, it continues.