Albertsons Requests Customers to NOT Open-Carry
After several mass shootings in the United States, several retail stores and grocery stores around the country have requested that their customers not open-carry their weapons. Albertsons, a grocery chain based in Boise, is the latest to follow suit.
According to KTVB, the company, which owns over 2,200 stores nationwide, announced on Twitter over the weekend that they are requesting customers "to not openly carry firearms in our stores unless they are authorized law enforcement officers."
Walmart and Kroger (Fred Meyer's parent company) both made similar requests recently. In fact, Walmart announced they would "stop selling handguns and short-barrel rifle ammunition in their stores" following a deadly shooting in an El Paso Walmart that left 22 people dead.
Here is the full statement released by Albertsons via Twitter: