Dick's Sporting Goods announced on Wednesday that it will stop all selling all assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines. The move was a direct reaction, according to a spokesperson, to the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead and has had immediate effects on our national conversation around guns. We deeply believe that this country's most precious gift is our children.
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The oldest gun manufacturer in the US, Remington Outdoor, has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of slumping sales. The firm, founded more than years ago, filed for bankruptcy protection to cut a deal with its creditors. The filing comes amid fresh demands for greater gun control in the US.
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This decision has been met with widespread applause from liberal pundits, but a growing number of gun owners and customers of the hunting and sporting goods chain are expressing their own opinions as well. Among these are:. Bernie Sanders uncritically used the fake fact to support more restrictive gun control legislation.
That last proviso is also misleading. As anyone who has bought a gun over the last two decades knows, at the point of purchase gun buyers must pass a federally mandated background check administered by the ATF and processed by the FBI. Incredulous non-gun-owners can view ATF Form here.
In the confusing aftermath of December's Sandy Hook school massacre, it was unclear where shooter Adam Lanza had procured the cache of weapons that killed 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, Connecticut. As officials investigated tips from the public, Dick's Sporting Goods found its way into headlines via unsubstantiated rumors that Lanza had tried to buy a rifle at a Danbury outpost days before the crime. It emerged months later than Adam Lanza's mother obtained the Bushmaster. Dick's has kept its word, though: a search of its website shows semi-automatics like the Bushmaster remain off the menu.
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Some of our club members had an issue with Dicks in the same vein a while back, and they clarified this was not their policy. But it seems they are doing it again. Dicks is under no obligation to enforce New Jersey law outside of New Jersey. The only thing I can figure is their corporate General Counsel is paranoid.