Dick’s Sporting Goods to stop selling assault-style rifles


Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that it will stop selling assault rifles.

According to Business Insider, the sporting goods retail chain announced Wednesday it was going to permanently stop selling assault-style guns and require gun buyers to be 21.

The New York Times reports that the retailer will also stop selling high-capacity magazines.

The news comes two weeks after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.

Members of the Broward County Police Benevolent Association handed carnations out to students as they entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School two weeks after a former student gunned down 17 people inside the freshman building.

For Madison Geller, Wednesday offered an opportunity to get back into a routine, in spite of her fears.

“When I walk in there, I’m going to replay the whole thing in my head. But we have to come here and try to learn,” the high school junior said. “This week we will try to be comfortable and get back into the same routine.”

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