Walmart Investigates Nuns As A Potential Threat

A group of Benedictine nuns in Texas are shocked that Walmart considers them a threat and ordered a “threat assessment” from their crack security team. The nuns had filed a shareholder resolution that was critical to Walmart. “The Benedictine Sisters of Boerne, Texas have written a letter to Lee Scott, Wal-Mart’s chief executive, to say they were “deeply disappointed, appalled and shocked.”

The memo revealing the nuns were under investigation by Walmart was leaked to the WSJ by Bruce Gabbard, a former employee of Wal-Mart’s security department. —MEGHANN MARCO

Nuns shocked at being on Wal-Mart’s list of threats [Financial Times of Deutschland]