The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
One poorly placed sign has landed Walmart in some seriously hot water.
The retail company recently launched its superhero-themed back-to-school campaign. The slogan “Own the School Year Like a Hero,” looks great above a rack of Wonder Woman t-shirts or a stack of Captain America backpacks.
Where it doesn’t look so great is above a display case filled with firearms.
— ZijZ (@ItsZijZ) August 9, 2017
The image quickly went viral, sparking outrage on Twitter.
— sara (@thisbemesara) August 9, 2017
“What’s seen in this photograph would never be acceptable in our stores,” Charles Crowson, a spokesman for Walmart said in a statement. “We regret this situation and are looking into how it could have happened.”
Leeanna May, the customer claiming she took the photo, told The Washington Postpost was originally published on this site