Following two shootings in Walmart stores in the past few weeks Walmart announced that they will remove advertising displays for violent video games.
The retailer told USA Today in a statement that the move was done out of respect for victims in the two shootings and did not represent a “long-term” policy for the company.
“We’ve taken this action out of respect for the incidents of the past week, and this action does not reflect a long-term change in our video game assortment,” spokeswoman Tara House told the newspaper.
Last Saturday, 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, days after two Walmart managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker in a store in Southaven, Mississippi.
On Thursday when a man with 100 rounds of ammunition and wearing body armor entered a Missouri Walmart. He was stopped by a good guy with a gun.
The video games industry rejected President Trump’s (and fellow Republicans’) suggestions that
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