In Kroger's ultimate wisdom, they decided that YOU are triggered by simply looking at a gun periodical.
So as you push your cart with beer, cheetos, and Marlboro's, you can rest tonight knowing that "Guns and Ammo" is no longer available in the magazine rack at Kroger's
Statement from Kroger
“We regularly review the company’s assortment of periodicals and make merchandising decisions based on customer preferences,” said Kroger spokeswoman Kristal Howard.
...so why make a big deal and press release about this specific product? Do you issue a press release when you remove any widget? Doubtful.
THEY WANTED THE PRESS COVERAGE
Kroger announced earlier this year they will no longer sell guns @ their Fred Meyer stores