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Seattle Mayor Invites Businesses to Post 'Gun-Free Zone' Signs in Their Stores
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Posted on 08/19/2013 12:52:59 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Seattle Mayor Invites Businesses to Post 'Gun-Free Zone' Signs in Their Stores August 19, 2013 - 3:18 PM By Penny Starr

(CNSNews.com) – Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, a Democrat, is inviting local merchants to voluntarily post “Gun Free Zone” signs in their businesses, letting customers who have guns know they should shop elsewhere.

“We are here to support businesses that do not wish to have guns on their premises” McGinn said in a press release issued by Washington CeaseFire, which is partnering with the mayor for the campaign. “The police department regularly enforces trespass laws when a visitor to a business violates that business’s rules.”

“We will continue to do so, and I thank these businesses for standing up for the safety of their customers,” McGinn said.

About a dozen businesses have signed up so far, according to a King5.com report.

“We’re making a statement as a community,” Ralph Fascitelli, the Washington CeaseFire board president, said in the press release. “We know this won’t stop someone determined to cause violence, but we hope that standing together and giving businesses a tool to say no to guns will change the conversation around gun violence.”

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Problem solved..........
1 posted on 08/19/2013 12:52:59 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

LOL!


2 posted on 08/19/2013 12:53:43 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: Sub-Driver

And the other sign says “Rob Me”.


3 posted on 08/19/2013 12:55:00 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

And the other sign says “Rob Me”.


4 posted on 08/19/2013 12:55:11 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

Funny, Mayor invites means inviting the criminal to rob the store unobstructed by armed personel. Idiots


5 posted on 08/19/2013 12:55:43 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (liberty amendments.............. get to work!)
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To: Sub-Driver

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozJTenNzUKM


6 posted on 08/19/2013 12:55:49 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: Sub-Driver

This is what happens when there’s a genetics mistake and brains, such as they may be, are placed up the wrong end of the anatomy


7 posted on 08/19/2013 12:56:25 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
"We know this won’t stop someone determined to cause violence, but we hope that standing together and giving businesses a tool to say no to guns will change the conversation around gun violence.”

LOL!
8 posted on 08/19/2013 12:57:39 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Tells us where it is the most dangerous to shop & avoid spending our money in prime crime zones.


9 posted on 08/19/2013 12:58:02 PM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sharp as a sack of wet mice, that one...


10 posted on 08/19/2013 12:58:42 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Please rob us and our customers. I wouldn’t be patronizing such establishments. Painting a target on yourself is not smart.


11 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:00 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Sub-Driver
next it will be PIE FREE ZONES!



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12 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:02 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Tyranny Response Team Block Captain)
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To: GailA

Yep


13 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:10 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: Sub-Driver

14 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:18 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Sub-Driver

Please rob us and our customers. I wouldn’t be patronizing such establishments. Painting a target on yourself is not smart.


15 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:24 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

No shop zones.


16 posted on 08/19/2013 12:59:55 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Businesses can enforce their own rules? Really? So, you want me to bake you a cake for what kind of wedding?
Hey, you can’t shop in here with that gun!
We’re not shopping.


17 posted on 08/19/2013 1:01:26 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sub-Driver

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, a Democrat, is inviting local merchants to voluntarily post “Gun Free Zone” signs in their businesses, letting customers who have guns know they should shop
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there and refuse to pay if they want to...

plus help themselves to the money in the cash register..

plus put a slug or 2 or 3 in the clerk behind the counter..

while enjoying a safe environment..


18 posted on 08/19/2013 1:01:54 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Sub-Driver
I'd go with Obamacare Gun-Free Zone.

You don't find you you've been lied to until it's too late to do anything about it.

19 posted on 08/19/2013 1:02:03 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Sub-Driver
“We know this won’t stop someone determined to cause violence, but we hope that standing together and giving businesses a tool to say no to guns will change the conversation around gun violence.”

Yes, let's focus on what's really important here, which is the 'conversation'. Never mind all those dead clerks, shopkeepers, and customers on the floor.

Liberalism is a mental disorder.

20 posted on 08/19/2013 1:02:26 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Amazing stupidity.


21 posted on 08/19/2013 1:03:05 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: ConservativeMan55
but we hope that standing together and giving businesses a tool to say no to guns will change the conversation around gun violence.”

Words don't stop thugs. Guns stop thugs. And most of the time you don't even have to point it at them, let alone fire it.

22 posted on 08/19/2013 1:03:31 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe he should invite himself to use one of his gun free zone signs around the mayor’s office and city hall. I would suggest one around his home also.

Hate to see him a victim of gun violence.


23 posted on 08/19/2013 1:03:33 PM PDT by bobo1 (the KDE plasma desktop is awesome!)
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To: Sub-Driver
“We know this won’t stop someone determined to cause violence..."

Hmmmm. Let me think. What MIGHT there be that WOULD stop someone determined to cause violence?

I'm sure it'll come to me...

24 posted on 08/19/2013 1:04:04 PM PDT by Washi
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To: massgopguy

” Hey, you can’t shop in here with that gun!
We’re not shopping.”

LOL!


25 posted on 08/19/2013 1:05:22 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: massgopguy

” Hey, you can’t shop in here with that gun!
We’re not shopping.”

LOL!


26 posted on 08/19/2013 1:05:26 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The other side should have GUNS ALLOWED HERE signs and see who wins

Also lets see who gets robbed more often


27 posted on 08/19/2013 1:06:26 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Fine. Let's see how many people take their business elsewhere.

28 posted on 08/19/2013 1:08:47 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m sure they will all wholeheartedly comply.........especially the convenience stores and liquor stores...............


29 posted on 08/19/2013 1:08:58 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Sub-Driver

If I were a gunman and a crook, I know EXACTLY where I would go to pursue my “business”.

Democrats are so stupid. Too bad we can’t convince them its politically correct not to breathe. In a few minutes we could reduce the percentage of stupid genes in the national population.


30 posted on 08/19/2013 1:10:08 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: Sub-Driver
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31 posted on 08/19/2013 1:10:35 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (“To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”- Voltaire)
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To: Sacajaweau

I would put up the sign, then shoot the robbers saying, “I lied.”...............


32 posted on 08/19/2013 1:10:51 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Sub-Driver
PS: I would definitely try to avoid shopping in any stores with these silly "gun free zone" signs on them. These stores are the very first places any violent criminals will try to knock over, rob. Who wants to be caught in the middle of a store burglary, just to pick up a frozen pizza or package of gum?
33 posted on 08/19/2013 1:11:08 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: Sub-Driver
PS: I would definitely try to avoid shopping in any stores with these silly "gun free zone" signs on them. These stores are the very first places any violent criminals will try to knock over, rob. Who wants to be caught in the middle of a store burglary, just to pick up a frozen pizza or package of gum?
34 posted on 08/19/2013 1:11:08 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: Sub-Driver

Michael Medved, talk show host, who lives in Wash., talking about this right now - -
I’m hearing him on KRLA 870am radio, southern CA.


35 posted on 08/19/2013 1:14:43 PM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: Sub-Driver

The only possible businesses that this might help are nightclubs, because who else is going to pat down every customer who comes in the door? Nightclubs typically attract punks anyway, so they’ll just settle matters with their fists, or go to the glove compartment of their cars for heat.


36 posted on 08/19/2013 1:18:27 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Sub-Driver

I think I love this idea. It should make it very easy to know what businesses not to support with my money.


37 posted on 08/19/2013 1:18:48 PM PDT by Gator113
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To: Sub-Driver

If a person chooses to carry a “concealed” weapon, who is to know exactly who is carrying a gun and who is not?

(I always wonder about this as I walking into a business with a “No Guns Allowed” sign in the window....)


38 posted on 08/19/2013 1:18:53 PM PDT by MNGal
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To: Sub-Driver

>>“We know this won’t stop someone determined to cause violence, but we hope that standing together and giving businesses a tool to say no to guns will change the conversation around gun violence.”

I know that fire will burn me, but lets have a conversation about that and then I’ll light myself on fire. Honestly, we need civilization to collapse a little bit so idiots like this will be weeded out.

The only conversation AROUND gun violence is usually, “Oh my God. He has a gun! And I don’t have one! Someone help me! Please don’t kill me!”


39 posted on 08/19/2013 1:19:01 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

as soon as all govt buildings are ‘gun free zones’, only then would i consider it


40 posted on 08/19/2013 1:20:32 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wonder why he’s doing that??? Seems strange.


41 posted on 08/19/2013 1:20:49 PM PDT by tillacum
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Oh boy! Good news for the criminal class.

This asshead mayor should be arrested for aiding and abetting.


42 posted on 08/19/2013 1:21:31 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Might as well post a “Rob me, I’m unarmed!” sign.

I wouldn’t sell an insurance policy to a business with a sign like this in the window. Probably never crossed anybody’s mind in Seattle, but that wouldn’t surprise me.


43 posted on 08/19/2013 1:25:22 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: ConservativeMan55

The Wolves always appreciate it when a large number of lambs are gathered for them in one place.


44 posted on 08/19/2013 1:28:12 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Correct me if I'm wrong, but most gun violence involves one of these factors:

1. Gang or drug-related violence.
2. Domestic violence.
3. Robbery of convenience stores or gas stations.
4. Violence at nightclubs and bars.
5. Bank robberies.
6. Random violence perpetrated by the mentally ill.

Thus, the vast majority of businesses are typically not affected by gun violence, and cannot realistically screen customers for gun possession without pat-downs that will turn customers away.
45 posted on 08/19/2013 1:30:09 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: massgopguy

Ironic isn’t it...


46 posted on 08/19/2013 1:30:12 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Correct me if I'm wrong, but most gun violence involves one of these factors:

1. Gang or drug-related violence.
2. Domestic violence.
3. Robbery of convenience stores or gas stations.
4. Violence at nightclubs and bars.
5. Bank robberies.
6. Random violence perpetrated by the mentally ill.

Thus, the vast majority of businesses are typically not affected by gun violence, and cannot realistically screen customers for gun possession without pat-downs that will turn customers away.
47 posted on 08/19/2013 1:30:32 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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Yeah, that worked real well with BlackAmericaans and now with homosexuals.......
Let’s see... not jim crow; how about it’s a Jim Bowie law ?


48 posted on 08/19/2013 1:31:29 PM PDT by aumrl (let's keep it real Conservatives)
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To: Sub-Driver
Gun brain-Free Zone
49 posted on 08/19/2013 1:31:34 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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Gun brain-Free Zone
50 posted on 08/19/2013 1:31:40 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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