...The company, America's largest retailer, said it will stop selling handgun ammunition and ammunition for short-barrel rifles after selling all of its current inventory. Walmart (WMT) will also stop selling handguns in Alaska, the only state where it still sells handguns. And Walmart will request that customers no longer openly carry guns into its 4,700 US stores, or its Sam's Club stores, in states that allow open carry.
However, Walmart will continue to sell long barrel deer rifles and shotguns and much of the ammunition for those guns. Walmart will also continue to allow concealed carry by customers with permits in its stores...
...Walmart to Stop Selling Ammunition fo Assault-Style Weapons
Retailer tightens gun policies following two deadly shootings at stores in Texas and Mississippi
Walmart Inc. WMT +0.36% said it will stop selling ammunition for assault-style rifles and handguns, further restricting the retailers gun-related sales and policies after two deadly shootings in Walmart stores last month.
Ammunition that can be used in high-capacity magazines on assault-style guns, as well as all handgun ammunition will no longer be sold in stores, the company said. Walmart ended the sale of handguns in all stores except those in Alaska over two decades ago, but will now stop in the state as well....
Walmart to Limit Ammunition Sales After Mass Shooting at El Paso Store
...In response to the shooting in its El Paso store last month that killed 22 people, Walmart said Tuesday that it would stop selling certain types of ammunition that are commonly used by hunters but can also be used in military assault rifles.
The nations largest retailer made the announcement after weeks of discussion about how best to respond to the violence on Aug. 3. The company said that after selling through our current inventory commitments it would discontinue the sale of certain short-barrel rifle ammunition and all handgun ammunition.
Walmart had stopped selling the type of assault-style rifle that was used in the El Paso shooting several years ago, but the companys chief executive, Doug McMillon, said the retailer recognized the need to do more to make the country safer....
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