Dick's Sporting Goods Stops Selling Some Rifles
National chain Dick's Sporting Goods announced Tuesday that it will stop selling modern sporting rifles in response to the Newtown, Conn. mass shooting
The company released this statement on Tuesday:
"We are extremely saddened by the unspeakable tragedy that occurred last week in Newtown, CT, and our hearts go out to the victims and their families, and to the entire community.
Out of respect for the victims and their families, during this time of national mourning we have removed all guns from sale and from display in our store nearest to Newtown and suspended the sale of modern sporting rifles in all of our stores chainwide.
We continue to extend our deepest sympathies to those affected by this terrible tragedy."
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