Dick’s Sporting Goods

  by Molly Prince An investor confronted the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, blasting the retailer’s recent anti-gun advocacy. David Almasi, a vice president at the National Center for Public Policy Research, attended the meeting representing the think tank’s Free Enterprise Project, according to Fox
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Dick’s Sporting Goods enacted a multitude of anti-gun policies including the hiring of several anti-gun lobbyists and those moves have caused several in the gun and hunting industry to cut ties and/or distance themselves from the troubled retailer. Last week, Springfield Armory cut ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods and because Dick’s owns the Field
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Springfield Armory, a major manufacturer of handguns and rifles, announced on Thursday that it was severing all ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods following reports that the retailer had retained three lobbyists to push Congress to restrict the Second Amendment. Dick’s Sporting Goods has now fully-abandoned hunters, firearms enthusiasts, competitive shooters and anyone else fond of their Second Amendment
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  by Will Racke Dick’s Sporting Goods no longer sells AR-15-style rifles at any of its stores, and soon its unsold inventory of the much-vilified firearms won’t be available anywhere else. Instead of returning them to their manufacturers, Dick’s will destroy its entire stock of unsold AR-15s, the company said Monday. “We are in
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ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins2 Mar 20180 2 Mar, 20182 Mar, 2018 Dick’s Sporting Goods gun salesman Griffin McCullar resigned from hia job this week, citing a refusal to work in an environment dominated by “liberal policies.” McCullar’s resignation came a day after Dick’s announced it was banning sales of “assault rifles,” again. The
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AP by AWR Hawkins1 Mar 20180 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 Kroger announced Thursday that it will not longer sell firearms or ammunition to persons under 21 years of age. The grocery chain sells guns and ammunition at its Fred Meyer stores in the western U.S. Those sales will continue but persons under the age
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The ownership of Dick’s Sporting Goods appears to be attempting to leverage the tragic shooting of school children into a marketing opportunity. The company has been exposed for its doublespeak on its decision to stop selling so-called “assault rifles.” Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. [NYSE: DKS] announced on Wednesday its decision to not only stop selling
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George Fry, Scott Olson / Getty Images by Charlie Spiering28 Feb 20180 28 Feb, 201828 Feb, 2018 DICK’s Sporting Goods announced their decision to stop selling all “assault-style” weapons in their stores and banning sales to anyone under 21. The corporate statement was sent in response to the teen-aged gun control activists after the Parkland
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