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Wal-Mart Drops Gun Sales In Some Stores

Monday, April 17, 2006

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has decided to stop selling guns in about a third of its U.S. stores in what it calls a marketing decision based on lack of demand in some places, a company spokeswoman said. NRA said it was concerned people in rural areas may no longer have access to guns. "We`ve been told by Wal-Mart that the decision would be made on a store-by-store basis based on demand. The NRA and our members will be watching closely to make sure they stay true to their word," NRA chief lobbyist Chris W. Cox said.

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