LL Bean Becomes Latest Retailer to Raise Minimum Age for Firearm Purchases

Major gun sellers are taking actions regardless of how the legislative debate will end. Ethan Miller  Getty Images

More retailers across the nation are reacting to calls for gun reform by stopping firearm sales to anyone younger than 21.

A general view of Dick's Sporting Goods store in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., February 28, 2018.

"This is the moment when business leaders across the country get to decide if they want to stand on the right side of history", said Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Acton for Gun Sense in America.

"When we looked at that, we said, 'The systems that are in place across the board just aren't effective enough to keep us from selling someone a gun like that'". "When the feds tell us to do it, we'll do it". In some states, age-based discrimination in public retail establishments is illegal.

Stack also revealed that Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old arrested in the Florida attack, had bought a shotgun at a Dick's store within the past four months.

Jim Wallace, president of Gun Owners Action League of MA, said the privately owned shops don't have the same concerns as the large retail corporations with their stockholders, corporate attorneys and insurance.

The rift between corporate American and the gun lobby is growing. "Manufacturers could see a decrease in sales or have to find new avenues to sell their product".

"In light of recent events, we've taken an opportunity to review our policy on firearm sales". He did not criticize the retailer's decision to raise its minimum purchase age for guns, but said it would have an impact on where Mainers can buy firearms.

Sincerely, the 20 year old employee, that is an avid hunter, who can no longer purchase firearms from the store in which he is a salesman at the gun counter.

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We take seriously our obligation to be a responsible seller of firearms and go beyond Federal law by requiring customers to pass a background check before purchasing any firearm.

L.L. Bean Inc.is joining the movement to ban the sale of guns to people under 21 years old, Reuters reports The clothing retailer, which specializes in outdoor recreation, announced its new policy on Thursday (March 1).

There is one Bi-Mart in Salem. It also doesn't sell large-capacity magazines.

Fred Meyer, a grocery and home goods retailer, has a massive presence in OR and the Pacific Northwest.

What are the details about Dick's removal of assault-style rifles from its main stores in 2012?

We believe it's time to do something about it. We also do not sell handguns, except in Alaska where we feel we should continue to offer them to our customers. Walmart stopped selling modern sporting rifles, including the AR-15, in 2015.

Walmart also said it would remove items from its website that resembled assault-style rifles.

"Technically the term that they're using for assault rifles, no we don't sell assault rifles, because the assault rifle true designation means being a truly automatic style of firearms for military use", said Visser.

The decision by Dick's Sporting Goods was made by Edward Stack, the company's chief executive.

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