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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 08:24 AM

PETITION = Walmart is the largest gun dealer in the US

Petition here:

http://action.sumofus.org/a/walmart-guns/94/224/

The AR-15 is an assault weapon, designed to kill as many human beings as possible, and was the gun used to kill 20 children in the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary shooting last week. Itís also the gun used to kill 2 people in an Oregon mall the week before, and to kill 12 people in an Aurora, CO movie theater this summer.

The AR-15 assault rifle has no place in our communities -- but as of last week, it's being sold in over 1,700 Walmarts around the country. Walmart removed the gun from its website, but not its actual stores, and itís still stocking other semi-automatic rifles. Will we need to wait until the next mass shooting for Walmart to take those guns off the shelves?

Tell Walmart: protect your customers - stop selling all assault weapons.

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 08:30 AM

1. The Bushmaster is not an assault weapon; that's why it could be sold in CT

And we run in to the problem here. And actually the weapon used isn't even branded as an AR-15.

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 08:58 AM

2. The Ar-15 is the #1 selling rifle platform in the US

and has been for a decade. It is "in common use for lawful purposes", the threshold established by SCOTUS 70 years ago..

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