People in Lawrence won’t be able to get assault rifles in Dick’s Sporting Goods anymore… The chain has decided to voluntarily pull them from their shelves.
Stores like the one on South Iowa Street are also raising the minimum age for gun sales to 21. The move comes after the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people.
Dick’s CEO Edward Stack says the company felt the need to take a stand after the shooting.
Walmart stopped the sales of the semi-automatic weapons in its stores in 2015, but stores such as Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Will continue to sell them.