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Dick's Sporting Goods Suspends Rifle Sales
Breitbart ^

Posted on 12/18/2012 9:12:52 PM PST by chessplayer

Amidst the political fallout surrounding the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, one chain of sporting goods stores is suspending sale of certain types of rifles. Dick’s Sporting Goods, which has branches all over the United States, told the media that it has removed all weapons from the shelves of stores near Newtown, and that it would be removing certain specified weapons from shelves across the country. “We continue to extend our deepest sympathies to those affected by this terrible tragedy,” the chain told the press.

The chain has removed all weapons categorized as “modern sporting rifles.”

This decision by Dick’s Sporting Goods follows on the heels of an attempt by California legislators to divest all pension funds from companies associated with gun manufacturers.

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1 posted on 12/18/2012 9:12:57 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Dick’s Sporting Goods has never been friendly to gun owners anyways. I stopped shopping there yeas ago when my local store told some legal open carriers they weren’t welcome in the store.


2 posted on 12/18/2012 9:16:31 PM PST by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: chessplayer

Cross them off my list...


3 posted on 12/18/2012 9:19:36 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: Domandred

I was going to spend around $250 on a pellet rifle at Dick’s. Not happening now.


4 posted on 12/18/2012 9:20:12 PM PST by RC one (FU liberals.)
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To: chessplayer

Dicks probably has sold about 3 guns a year anyway. Cheap PR

They are an over-priced clothing store with canoes hanging from the ceiling for fake outdoor ambience.

I used to buy hockey sticks there, but their selection got worse and worse, and their prices are ridiculous. I shop on-line now.


5 posted on 12/18/2012 9:25:17 PM PST by PGR88
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To: ColdSteelTalon

They have to deal with state gun laws in 57 different states. /s


6 posted on 12/18/2012 9:27:39 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: chessplayer

I read somewhere where the Dick from Dicks asked other companies to follow suit. I’m thinking, you just made a decision that you aren’t in the gun sales business now live with the consequences.


7 posted on 12/18/2012 9:28:42 PM PST by samadams2000
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To: Domandred

Too bad they are not close enough to me to add to my boycott list.


8 posted on 12/18/2012 9:35:12 PM PST by logic101.net (Was Orwell wrong about anything besides the date?)
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To: chessplayer
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9 posted on 12/18/2012 9:37:10 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: chessplayer

Always remember the quislings.


10 posted on 12/18/2012 9:56:39 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: chessplayer

Cheaper than Dirt has their guns still up on their site. Click on one and there is now a message “CheaperThanDirt.com does not sell firearms”
http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/2-ADARA-16-C-B-556


11 posted on 12/18/2012 10:30:13 PM PST by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: baddog 219

Bottom row 2nd from left Janet Reno?


12 posted on 12/18/2012 10:43:05 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: tallyhoe

W.A.C.O.!!!!!!


13 posted on 12/18/2012 11:41:13 PM PST by Dick Bachert (An ARMED society is a POLITE society!)
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To: tallyhoe

Janet Reno has murdered more children in this country than anyone but Planned Parenthood.


14 posted on 12/19/2012 12:27:14 AM PST by 'smith
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To: chessplayer

Big, impersonal dealer wetting its pants over potential backlash.

In a month or two, they’ll feel pretty silly over this; however, by then they will have lost thousands of regular customers.


15 posted on 12/19/2012 1:57:10 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: tallyhoe

Yep....Remember Waco?


16 posted on 12/19/2012 5:39:07 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: RC one

http://www.pyramydair.com


17 posted on 12/19/2012 5:41:22 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: baddog 219

Funny that Manson appears the “least creepy” of them all.


18 posted on 12/19/2012 5:42:14 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Dick Bachert

W.A.C.O.!!!!!!

I agree! But her boss was a progressive!! Liar cheater and all around Pinko!!!


19 posted on 12/19/2012 10:35:00 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: 'smith

Janet Reno has murdered more children in this country than anyone but Planned Parenthood.

Yep!


20 posted on 12/19/2012 10:35:59 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: baddog 219

Yep....Remember Waco?

Yep I do! Remember Ruby Ridge!!!


21 posted on 12/19/2012 10:37:09 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: chessplayer
The chain has removed all weapons categorized as “modern sporting rifles.”

The 2nd Amendment isn't about sports; its about tyrant control.

22 posted on 12/19/2012 10:55:54 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: chessplayer
The chain has removed all weapons categorized as “modern sporting rifles.”

The 2nd Amendment isn't about sports; its about tyrant control.

23 posted on 12/19/2012 10:56:09 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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