Here Are the Businesses Boycotting Guns or the NRA

Dick’s Sporting Goods will no longer sell assault-style rifles in any of its stories, the company announced on Wednesday.

Dick’s, one of the country’s largest sporting goods retailers, said the sales would end immediately, that it would also stop selling high-capacity magazines, and that, additionally, it would not sell any other firearms to those under 21 years old.

“Following all of the rules and laws, we sold a shotgun to the Parkland shooter in November of 2017. It was not the gun, nor type of gun, he used in the shooting. But it could have been,” the company wrote in a statement it posted to Twitter. “Thoughts and prayers are not enough. We have to help solve the problem that’s in front of us. Gun violence is an epidemic that’s taking the lives of too many people, including the brightest hope for the future of America - our kids.”

The company joined a slew of other businesses engaging in boycotts of some kind to prevent gun sales or protest gun-rights organizations, namely the National Rifle Association. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting on February 14, here are the businesses that have stopped selling guns; cut ties or stopped discount programs with the NRA; or boycotted gun violence in some way in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting:

Alamo Rent a Car

Allied Van Lines

Avis Budget Group

Best Western


Chubb Insurance

Delta Air Lines

Dick's Sporting Goods

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

First National Bank of Omaha



National Car Rental

North American Van Lines

Paramount Rx


Starkey Hearing Technologies



United Airlines

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