WALMART WON'T PROMOTE VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES...BUT THEY'LL SELL 'EM

In the wake of the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last weekend in which 22 people were killed, as well as two Walmart managers being killed by a disgruntled worker at a Mississippi location days earlier, the retail giant is removing violent video gam...

In the wake of the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last weekend in which 22 people were killed, as well as two Walmart managers being killed by a disgruntled worker at a Mississippi location days earlier, the retail giant is removing violent video game displays and signs from its stores. USA Today reported Thursday (August 8th) that stores were sent a memo to immediately remove signs and displays that contain, quote, "violent themes or aggressive behavior." The memo also says to not show hunting season videos in the Sporting Goods section or movies depicting violence in Electronics section. A Walmart spokesman said, "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." After the El Paso shooting, some gun control advocates have called for Walmart to stop selling guns, but the retailer has rejected that

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