Dick's Sporting Goods, one of the largest sports retailers in the US, will stop selling assault-style weapons and will require gun buyers to be at least 21 years old, the company's CEO Ed Stack announced Wednesday morning.
"We're staunch supporters of the second amendment, I'm a gun owner myself," Stack said on "Good Morning America." "We don't want to be a part of this story and we have eliminated these guns permanently."
The shooting has brought about a national dialogue about gun rights in the US. Many are pressuring corporations to take a stand against the National Rifle Association by cutting ties with the group. More than a dozen— including Hertz, United, and Delta — have recently severed ties with the gun lobbying group.