Dick's Sporting Goods eliminating assault-style rifles gets mixed customer reaction

Posted at 6:23 PM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 18:23:45-05

Earlier Wednesday, Dick's Sporting Goods announced they would be eliminating assault-style rifle's from their stores. The retailer also revealed they would be eliminating higher capacity magazines and bump stocks from their supply on top of restricting anyone under 21 years of age from purchasing a firearm. 

This decision has received mixed reviews from customers. 

"I think it's a good idea. In fact I think more people should be banning them" one Dick's shopper, Vic Scozzaro said. 

"Well what was wrong with [Ar-15's] three weeks ago?" David Bly, a Dick's customer who was unaware of the announcement until informed by 7EWN, "Yeah, I won't be coming back to Dick's."

In a statement from Dick's, the store said that this new policy will begin immediately throughout every store nationwide. 

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