Skip to comments.Starbucks Targeted For Another Anti Firearms Rights Boycott
Posted on 01/24/2012 8:16:13 AM PST by Sasparilla
Starbucks was targeted by a well known anti gun rights group recently because they took No position on firearms in their stores. They couldnt coerce Starbucks into banning guns in Starbucks for everyone except criminals who don't care about "No guns" policies. Again, Starbucks is the target of a boycott beginning on Valentines Day by The National Gun Victims Action Council. Starbucks has the right to run their business as they see fit.
They call themselves A force for sane gun laws. They cite Englands gun laws as a model to follow. But, English criminals are stealing guns, converting starter pistols to shooters, and are making their own guns too. They call themselves an economic force that will economically force anti gun rights laws by using the buying power of 14 million gun victims, gun assault survivors, supporters, and religious groups against businesses that allow guns in their businesses or on their property.
They say that their economic leverage cant be overcome because they outnumber NRA Extremists by 50 to 1. Currently the NRA has 4,300,000 dues paying members. That multiplied by 50 would be 215,000,000 who sympathize with this group. They apparently didnt do the math. Thats quite a stretch. Strangely enough, they claim that, Sane gun laws will simultaneously protect the Second Amendment right of the legal gun owner and the non-gun owners right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as written in the Declaration of Independence. Not knowing exactly how that would work, many are struggling to understand the logic of that statement. Just like every anti gun rights group, these people believe that they can run our lives and protect our families and children better than we can.
This latest group complains that a tiny, dangerous minority...
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Nitwits. How do they really expect Starbucks to enforce such a policy even if they wanted to? There’s no force of law. All they could do is ask people to leave if they are found to be armed, which, in almost all cases, they would never know.
Oh, goody. When they are robbed the robbers won’t be allowed to have guns.
Here’s Jimmy Kimmel’s experience: http://youtu.be/prMsxX2sLj8
They fail to see the problem with that statement.
I just walk in, order my coffee & biscotti, pay for them, retrieve my coffee from the barista, and leave.
No theatrics. They probably don’t even know I’m armed.
Guess I’ll have to take some of my ammo fund and spend it at Starbucks.
I guess I’ll buy a cup of Starbucks to support them.
Since Starbucks didn’t cave to the Anti-Gun Wackos I think it is about time for me to sample their products.