And yet, the CEO STILL stands by the decision.
Dick’s Sporting Goods has taken a beating over the last year, ever since they turned their backs on their pro-Second-Amendment customers.
First, they announced they were changing their gun sales policy in response to Parkland…
As though it was their lawful gun sale policy and not the Broward County’s policy of keeping dangerous kids from being picked up by the criminal system that was the real failure point in the Parkland school killings.
If the killer had been properly identified as a risk by school officials and law enforcement — as his chronic behavior had clearly warranted — he could never have purchased a firearm in the first place.
But they quickly fell in line with the goose-stepping “blame the gun” crowd.
Here’s an overview of some of what followed, in the order that it happened:
Sorry to burst your self-righteous bubble there, Dick’s, but in Canada, where there is no 2A right to carry, the government doesn’t stress out too much over hunting rifles, it’s the handguns that have their gun-grabbing panties in a twist.
Let’s be honest here. The gun that gun-grabbers really want to ban is the one they can pressure the public into giving up. They’ll work on outlawing the rest later.
So, how much DID this anti-2A decision of theirs hurt their bottom line?
The policy change cost the nation’s largest sporting goods retailer about $150 million in lost sales, about 1.7 percent of annual revenue, Bloomberg News reported Friday.
But boss Ed Stack isn’t complaining.
…Also, the National Shooting Sports Foundation kicked Dick’s out of the organization. Gun manufacturers liked Mossberg stopped do business with Dick’s.
Those who supported the ban promised to become Dick’s customers but did not stay the course.
“Love is fleeting. Hate is forever,” Stack said.
Love is fleeting, hate is forever? When it comes to offending your customers’ deeply-held convictions, I’d say that’s something of an …
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