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Ed Stack: taking a stand on gun control

Ed Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, sparked a national debate when he decided to stop selling assault-style firearms in February of 2018, after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. In his book, It’s How We Play The Game: Build a Business. Take a Stand. Make a Difference, Stack says the tragic shootings made him realize that,…

Business leaders implore Senate for common-sense gun laws

Business leaders from some of the nation’s best-known companies sent a letter to Senate leaders urging an expansion of background checks to all firearm sales and stronger “red flag” laws. The letter, urging the Republican-controlled Senate to enact bills already introduced in the Democrat-led House of Representatives, is an unprecedented effort by the business community…