Dick’s Sporting Goods claims to have destroyed $5 million worth of ‘assault rifles’

Dick’s Sporting Goods claims to have destroyed $5 million worth of ‘assault rifles’
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[Ed. – The don’t call it ‘Dicks’ for nothing.]

Dick’s Sporting Goods made the decision to stop selling “assault rifles” after the Parkland mass shooting, but then there was the question — what to do with the unsold inventory? According to a piece in The Hill, Dick’s turned more than $5 million worth of rifles into scrap metal.

The Hill reports:

In an interview with CBS News that aired Sunday, Ed Stack said following the decision last year to stop offering assault-style rifles, the question of what to with the remaining inventory lingered.

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“I said, ‘You know what? If we really think these things should be off the street, we need to destroy them,’” Stack said, adding that the company turned $5 million worth of the weapons into scrap metal.

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