Retailer says decision was made because of lack of demand from customers, not because of political pressure in the wake of shootings where AR-15 was used

Walmart will no longer stock AR-15 rifles and other semi-automatic weapons, saying the decision is because of less demand from customers and not continued political pressure in the wake of several mass shootings in the US.

“There wasn’t a whole lot of demand for those products so we replaced them with products we have seen customers coming into purchase it,” Walmart spokesman Kory Lundberg told Fortune on Wednesday.

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