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Walmart to Stop Selling High Capacity Firearms

Walmart has announced that it will stop selling assault rifles, semi-automatic shotguns, and other high capacity weapons, according to a story in Forbes. Trinity Wall Street was one of several organizations putting pressure on the retail chain to stop selling these guns after the shootings in Newtown, Aurora, and elsewhere. Trinity's position has been that Walmart should adopt clear board oversight policies to govern the sale of such weapons that endanger public safety.
 
“Trinity Church is very pleased to hear that Walmart will no longer sell the kinds of weapons that have caused such devastation and loss in communities across our country,” said the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, Rector, in a statement.
 
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