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    Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods Raise Age to 21 for Purchasing Guns 

    The retailers were explicit in making the decision in light of the Parkland, Florida shooting and current debate on gun control. Dick’s also said it will no longer sell assault-style rifles or high-capacity magazines while Walmart announced it would remove all toys resembling assault-style weapons (they stopped selling the real thing in 2015). “We felt we needed to do something,” Dick’s CEO Edward Stack said on Good Morning America. The decisions comes on the same day that President Trump urged lawmakers to push gun control measures.

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