CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., Edward Stack told ABC News' George Stephanopolous on Wednesday that the company's decision to ban "assault style" weapons is based on what happened in Florida and that the company's decision irreversible.
"Based on what’s happened and looking at those kids and those parents, it moved us all unimaginably," he said.
"We’re staunch supporters of the 2nd Amendment. I’m a gun owner myself," Stack continued. "We’ve just decided that based on what’s happened with these guns, we don’t want to be a part of this story and we’ve eliminated these guns permanently."
Thank you, @DICKS for not selling assault weapons anymore and choosing our children’s safety over money. I will b… https://t.co/5FscYyLI5t— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa Milano)1519831795.0
Pat wasn't buying into the CEO's decision to ban the weapon and called him "opposite man" because "everything he said is the exact opposite of what he's meaning." Pat also brought up the fact that the very weapon Dick's decided to ban isn't the weapon the killer used in the mass shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
.@KenPaxtonTX on @DICKS: "They have to operate in the best interest of their own shareholders... I don't think gun… https://t.co/FmeSrxS8v4— FOX Business (@FOX Business)1519846851.0
Read more on the story by TheBlaze's Chris Enloe here.