Walmart Also Pulls Books After SWC Protest

October 28, 2021

Walmart is the latest to pull a Holocaust denial book from their website following a Simon Wiesenthal Center protest. Earlier, both Target and Barnes & Noble responded to the Center and pulled the titles.

Walmart’s letter to the Wiesenthal Center read, in part, “Thank you for bringing to our attention the fact that this book was being offered on walmart.com. The content violates our prohibited products policy and it is no longer available for sale on our platform. We will be reinforcing our policy with our merchandising team for this category. Inclusion is a cornerstone of our business, and we do not tolerate any kind of discrimination…”

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 Target, Barnes&Noble, and Other Stores Have Pulled This From Shelves
The removal comes after letters of protest were sent [by Simon Wiesenthal Center] to several retailers.

 
Target, Barnes & Noble cease sale of Holocaust denial books
The removal comes as a response to letters of protest from the Simon Wiesenthal Center
Target, Barnes & Noble Stop Selling Holocaust Denial Books
“We assume these large online booksellers do not mass-market books promoting terrorism or pedophilia,” Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean and Director of Global Social Action Agenda at the Wiesenthal Center said in a statement.
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