Walmart To Remove Video Game Displays, Not Guns, From Its Stores

The Walmart in Clay is seen in a file

The Walmart in Clay is seen in a file

The memo says that this includes turning off or unplugging video game display units with demos of violent games, "specifically PlayStation and Xbox units", and to "cancel any events promoting combat style or third-person shooter games that may be scheduled in Electronics".

Employees were also ordered to turn off hunting season videos in the sporting goods department where guns are sold.

Walmart stores this week began removing signs with "violent images" and turning off displays that demo violent video games. "IF you are unsure, remove the items or turn it off as a precautionary measure".

In a statement to USA Today, she added, "This action does not reflect a long-term change in our video game assortment".

Despite the crackdown on violent signage, Walmart reportedly plans to continue selling guns and ammo in its stores, citing "no change" to its gun policy.

Walmart sells guns in about half of its 4,750 US stores but ceased sales of assault rifles four years ago.

Walmart Inc. stopped selling AR-15 guns and other semi-automatic weapons in 2015.

@Walmart, my daughter did not die in Parkland because of video games. Trump first blamed games for these violent acts in February 2018 following the shooting in Orlando, Florida. Even though we've had this conversation over and over again, with what feels like countless efforts proving this has nothing to do with video games, several Walmart stores felt it was appropriate to lean into this entirely flawed logic.

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The killings have put the country on edge.

"We will work to understand the many important issues that arise from El Paso and Southaven, as well as those that have been raised in the broader national discussion around gun violence", he said in a memo to employees.

A backfiring motorcycle in New York's Times Square set off a stampede Tuesday.

She proposed using more federal government resources to restrict gun trafficking across states and the southern border, and would pass a new federal gun licensing system and require permanent universal background checks. What we do know is that in 2019 the U.S. has had 297 mass shootings so far.

The latest shootings have supercharged an already hot political topic this year.

On Friday, Massachusetts Sen.

Disney and its networks did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. "Do the right thing - stop selling guns". One Twitter user, however, said his local Walmart had removed physical game copies from store shelves in response to the temporary ad ban. Some also report that while the games are no longer on display, that customers can still purchase them from the store.

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