Two more retailers are taking a stand when it comes to gun sales.
In the wake of recent mass shootings, including the Parkland, Florida high school shooting last month, L.L. Bean used Twitter to announce that it will no longer sell guns or ammunition to anyone under the age of 21. While the Freeport, Maine-based retailer does sell this merchandise in its flagship store, inventory is specific to hunting and target shooting.
“L.L. Bean only sells firearms specifically for hunting, and only in our ME store after comprehensive background checks in compliance with State/Fed law. We do not sell assault-style firearms, high-capacity firearms, bump stocks or handguns of any kind. It does not sell handguns or assault weapons,” the company said on Twitter.
In a separate announcement, REI said that it is temporarily halting business with its supplier partner, Vista Outdoor. The company has recently acquired several companies that are long-time partners of REI, including Savage Arms, which manufactures guns — including “modern sporting rifles,” according to a statement made…