Tuesday, January 15, 2013

UPDATE: Walmart responds to 'suspended ammo' story


Walmart responds to 'suspended ammo' story

World Net Daily ^ | January 14, 2013 | Chelsea Schilling
Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 11:23:50 PM by HiJinx
The blogosphere has exploded with outrage in response to news that Walmart is suspending ammunition sales in anticipation of the Obama administration’s gun-control recommendations to Congress – but the retail giant tells WND the reports aren’t true. “That information is inaccurate,” said Ashley Hardie, a spokeswoman located at Walmart’s corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. WND then asked whether the retail chain is cutting back on orders of ammunition. “No,” Hardie said. “We’re continuing to serve our customers as we have in the past.” She said Walmart’s ammunition sales policy has not changed, even amid talk of gun-control legislation in Washington, D.C. The uproar began when the InvestmentWatch blog posted a story headlined, “Breaking & confirmed: Walmart is not going to order any more ammo.” CNS News cited the report, and talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh mentioned it during his Monday show. According to the InvestmentWatch report, a man claimed to have visited his local Walmart and noticed the store was “out of almost every kind of ammo.”


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