Walmart Workers Plan Walkout to Protest Gun Sales

HeadlineAug 07, 2019

Meanwhile, Walmart workers are expected to walk out today to protest the company’s sale of guns and ammunition following the massacre at the El Paso Walmart and a shooting at a Mississippi Walmart last week that killed two employees. In a Change.org petition by the Walmart Walkout campaign, organizers address CEO Doug McMillon and write, “We value Walmart and our fellow associates, but we are no longer willing to contribute our labor to a company that profits from the sale of deadly weapons. … We urge our leadership to cease the sale of all firearms and ammunition, ban the public open and concealed carry of weapons on company property and in all stores, and cease WALPAC donations to NRA backed -A/A+ politicians.”

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