Walmart removes guns and ammunition from the sales floor of some stores amid protests

Business 2020/6/4

Walmart removes guns and ammunition from the sales floor of some stores amid protests

A Virginia Walmart firearm display, as seen in August 2019.

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  • Walmart has pulled firearms and ammunition from the sales floor of some stores, the company told Business Insider on Wednesday. 

  • "Those items are available for purchase, but are being stored in a secure room," a Walmart spokesperson said.

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Walmart has removed firearms and ammunition from the sales floor of some stores amid widespread protests against the death of George Floyd

Customers can still purchase these items, even though they are no longer publicly displayed, the company told Business Insider.

"As a responsible seller of hunting and sporting firearms, we have temporarily removed firearms and ammunition from the sales floor in some stores out of an abundance of caution," a Walmart spokesperson told Business Insider on Wednesday. "Those items are available for purchase, but are being stored in a secure room."

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