How the Guns Left From Walmart

EP McKnight, MEd
May 17 · 4 min read

Guns do not kill people but people kill people with guns, easy access should not be an option

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You’re everyone’s, (consumers) frenemy as your pockets overflow with the poor and middle class dollars, and the enemy of the same people by keeping guns on your shelves, accessible to the wrong hands. Greed triumphs Compassion!

What do you do when the store that you spend your hard earned money in doesn’t care enough to protect it’s consumers from shootings and/or death by removing guns from their shelves? Does the chicken have to come home to roost for the reality of your decision making have a reality check and/or impact?

Be the Trendsetter for other gun sellers to follow!!! Lives were lost and cut short in two of your stores, where is your compassion!!?? Please don’t allow your profit to foreshadow the safety of many innocent lives. You are one of the biggest sellers of guns and ammunition at your over 4700 stores.

Sometimes it takes only one store to stand up and say you are with the lives lost and will prevent future losses by eliminating guns from your shelves and racks along with videos and movies. Yes, just as you are moving violent video games and movies from your shelves due to two deadly shootings in your stores, Mississippi and Texas. I have yet to see anyone killed with a video game or movie, violent or not.

Why not go a step further, move the guns, alike? What is the real issue here for not doing this? Inquiring minds want to know!! Twenty two people killed in Texas and two employees killed in your Southaven, Mississippi. Also, man armed with a rifle was arrested on Thursday at a Springfield, Mo, Walmart. Wake-up and smell the coffee before it all spills in your face uncontrollably!

Walmart, just do the right thing and stop selling guns!! Take away the medium that allow hatred and racism to reek havoc on innocent lives. If you can’t stop selling the guns then you owe your customers a valid reason why you are refusing to remove all guns from your shelves. Perhaps, you see a different picture than your consumers, many politicians and even the perpetrators.

I guess when these families decide they want to sue you for everything they can for their pain, suffering and loss, will this wake you up? Where’s your profit now? What happens when many decide to boycott your store due to their fear of safety?

Equally these victims were targets of hatred and racism, and now you will become a part of that equation due to your choice to continue making guns accessible to many evil forces lurking to cause harm to others.

Pardon my naivete! I have yet to entertain one violent video games or violent movie kill anyone but have seen many guns gotten from stores like yours’s, in the wrong hands that has caused havoc in your stores and others.

Who has your hands tied behind your back? Is it the NRA? Taxpayers? Politicians? Who controls your thinking pertaining to guns? Maybe all the consumers should have these questions answered and can begin to understand your stance on continuing to sale guns on your shelves.

Consumers fuel your profit globally! Your shares fell 1.1% on Friday, even though your shares are still up $15.2% for the year, your new reality beacons on the horizon. Changing your stance, can change the world situation and spark a new reality for many to follow!

Otherwise, shame on your Walmart!! Consumers were always considered first, and now we see a different picture. You have the power to paint a picture for all to admire, appreciate and follow!! Do the right thing Now!! The power is in your hands!! Life and death is in the power of your decision!

In conclusion, months later Walmart heard the out cry and did the right thing. The guns are gone and not at the disposal of the wrong hands. Hoorah, for Walmart.

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EP McKnight, MEd

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Actress, Stage playwright, Author, Motivational Speaker, Teacher Fitness Coach. www.epmcknight.wixsite.epfitspiration Follow me: https://linktr.ee/EPMcKnight

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Actress, Stage playwright, Author, Motivational Speaker, Teacher Fitness Coach. www.epmcknight.wixsite.epfitspiration Follow me: https://linktr.ee/EPMcKnight

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