- Kroger’s Fred Meyer stores will stop selling firearms to buyers under 21.
- Several business are restricting sales in the wake of mass shootings.
Grocery store chain Kroger will no longer sell guns to buyers under 21 at its Fred Meyer stores, the company told CNBC on Thursday.
The company is the latest to restrict sales of firearms in the wake of mass shootings, most recently in Parkland, Florida.
Walmart made a similar announcement on Wednesday. President Donald Trump has said he would support raising the federal minimum age for buying guns from 18 to 21, a move the National Rifle Association opposes. But it seems as time has gone on that President Trump is leaning back to keeping the age 18.
Read below to see Kroger’s full statement regarding their change: