REPORT: Walmart under scrutiny for pro-gun shirts after El Paso store massacre

AUGUST 13, 2019

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Along with heightened pressure to stop selling firearms after a mass shooting at a store in El Paso, Texas, the retail giant Walmart is contending with criticism over pro-gun T-shirts sold on its website by third-party vendors.

At least one shirt, from Tee’s Plus, appears to have been removed from Walmart.com after widespread condemnation on social media. The t-shirt features a list with the words “gun owner” and “victim,” with a box checked next to “gun owner.”

The article goes on to state the following:

New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin tweeted an image of the shirt and wrote of Walmart, “You really sell this T-shirt on your website?”

Sorkin later noted that Walmart appears to have just removed the t-shirt from its website:

The Washington Examiner further reported:

While the Tee’s Plus shirt appears to have been taken from Walmart’s website, other pro-gun apparel remains available, though it’s sold by third-party vendors who are responsible for pricing and fulfillment. The retailer collects payments on behalf of the vendors and deducts a “referral fee” before turning the cash over to them.

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