Fred Meyer Superstore announced that the company will stop selling firearms and ammunition at its stores.
According to The Associated Press, the company said in a statement:
“Fred Meyer has made a business decision to exit the firearms category. We are currently working on plans to responsibly phase out sales of firearms and ammunition.”
The company said it made the decision after “evaluating changing customer preferences.”
According to the AP, Fred Meyer currently sells guns at 45 of its 132 stores in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.
Fred Meyer joins other major stores who took a stand against the NRA.
Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell assault-style rifles, and Walmart and L.L. Bean said they would stop selling guns to individuals under the age of 21.