Some of the nation’s largest corporations are stepping into the gun control void, adopting new restrictions on sales in the absence of action by Congress and the White House.
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Tuesday it would no longer sell certain types of ammunition, end all handgun sales and ask customers not to carry guns openly in its stores.
Kroger, another mega-retailer, quickly followed suit, urging its customers to leave their guns at home before shopping.
Gun reformers are quick to emphasize that the private-sector policy changes are neither a panacea for the nation’s gun violence epidemic nor a substitute for congressional action.
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