By Micah Rate
Following the Parkland, Florida mass shooting, some companies decided that they would no longer sell semi-automatic rifles, like the AR-15, and high-capacity magazines. Among them was Dick’s Sporting Goods. Not only did Dick’s state that it would no longer sell “assault-style” rifles or the “high-capacity” magazines, but it decided it would no longer sell any firearms to anyone under the age of 21. But what is the sporting goods store going to do with its inventory of “assault-style” weapons? Well, the public now has the answer.
As reported by the Associated Press:
In February, national retail chain Dick’s Sporting Goods announced it would stop sales of assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21 years old.
The announcement came Feb. 28, just two weeks after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
But recently the sporting goods chain also said it was destroying all the assault-style guns pulled from shelves as well as the accessories.
“We are destroying the firearms in accordance with federal guidelines and regulations,” a spokeswoman told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
What a waste, and what a strange business model.
The store is already taking a hit due to …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms