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LDS Church-owned KSL website suspends gun sales

by | Dec. 19, 2012

News from Utah

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shooting, a Mormon Church-owned company announced Tuesday night it was suspending all gun listings on its popular classifieds site.

In addition to removing gun listings, KSL.com — the online hub for Salt Lake City's NBC affiliate, which is operated by church-owned Deseret Digital Media — took down the "Firearms and Hunting" section from its website. A company statement that replaces the site's gun section says they were "profoundly saddened" by the Newtown shooting.

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