You heard it here folks, Walmart has taken to the kind of reactive shenanigans which would have seemingly no effect on their call to reduce violence in society. But still, the plan on take things in an unnecessary direction, banning mature video games from being sold in stores, as well as reviewing their already tough gun sale policies.
Stores were informed through a memo that this would require “immediate action” and stating “we’ve taken this action out of respect for the incidents of the past week and this action does not reflect long-term change in our video game assortment.”
Check this video game signage memo”
- Use your best judgement when determining whether an element is appropriate. If you are unsure, remove the item or turn it off as a precautionary measure.
- Turn off any hunting season videos that may be playing in Sporting Goods, and remove any monitors or displays that show the videos.
- Check all signing throughout the store and remove any referencing combat or third-person shooter video games.
- Verify that no movies depicting violence are playing in Electronics.
- Cancel any events promoting combat style or third-person shooter games that may be scheduled in Electronics.
Not only that but Walmart is still in the process of reviewing firearms sales policies, although they have nothing to show for it yet. Let it be known that Walmart must already follow State regulations as well as their own policies which dictate that a consumer must be at least 21 in order to purchase a firearm from one of their stores.