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Two Robberies-Shooting At Jack In The Box Since Law-Abiding Citizens Asked To Leave Guns At Home
Breitbart ^ | 23 May 2014 | by AWR HAWKINS

Posted on 05/24/2014 1:24:13 AM PDT by kingattax

On May 11 Breitbart News reported that Jack in the Box told law-abiding customers it would "prefer" they not bring guns into its restaurants any more.

Since then, there have been three incidents at Jack in the Box restaurants involving armed men who prey on unarmed ones.

Most recent was a robbery that took place on May 20 at a Jack in the Box in Houston, Texas.

According to click2Houston.com, four armed men not only robbed the store but also the patrons inside. One of the four men has been arrested.

KHOU.com reported a May 18 robbery at another Houston Jack in the Box that took place in the parking lot, where an armed man shot and robbed another man outside the restaurant.

On May 13, just days after Jack in the Box asked law-abiding citizens to leave their guns home, GunsSaveLives.net carried a WKRN-TV report about a man who was shot in the parking lot of a Nashville Jack in the Box after refusing to buy drugs from a man who cornered him outside.

Does Jack in the Box still "prefer" that law-abiding citizens remain unarmed?

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist

1 posted on 05/24/2014 1:24:13 AM PDT by kingattax
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Is anyone managing a “No Guns” ping list?


2 posted on 05/24/2014 1:30:23 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: kingattax

Becoming too common to comment about these days. They will either allow guns or at the least quit placing the “come rob me” signs in their windows. Idiots require a traumatic event to learn at times...


3 posted on 05/24/2014 1:34:59 AM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: kingattax

The district managers of that area’s Jack in the Box are likely to be asking themselves;”How in the hell did we get wrapped up into this gun debate? We sell snack food, not handguns! Why do we even feel it necessary to issue a policy statement? We should let each manager set his own rules” Even Chik-fil-a, which I support, has decided to stop making press statements about social issues. That throws the energy of the company off course. Results in a lot of wasted time and confrontation with an angry public.


4 posted on 05/24/2014 1:39:07 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: kingattax

I’ll leave my dollars at home when I DON’T go to Jack in the Crack. I hope their business fails. Gun owners won’t go. And people afraid of thugs with guns won’t go. That’s not a very good business model.


5 posted on 05/24/2014 1:45:56 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: kingattax; All

On May 13, just days after Jack in the Box asked law-abiding citizens to leave their guns home, GunsSaveLives.net carried a WKRN-TV report about a man who was shot in the parking lot of a Nashville Jack in the Box after refusing to buy drugs from a man who cornered him outside.

Does Jack in the Box still “prefer” that law-abiding citizens remain unarmed?


Almost a better question, “Does Jack-in-the-Box still prefer drug dealers to sell drugs on their property?”

A question you could theoretically ask of the corporation AND the law enforcement agency commissioned to enforce the laws in that area...


6 posted on 05/24/2014 1:51:44 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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I wish those signs meant JITB assumed the responsibility for their patrons safety...

DK


7 posted on 05/24/2014 3:14:13 AM PDT by Dark Knight
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To: kingattax
What's the record of armed robberies prior to the anti-liberty policy? Trying to avoid a post hoc ergo propter hoc error.
8 posted on 05/24/2014 4:07:01 AM PDT by ExGeeEye (The enemy's gate is down...and to the left.)
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To: kingattax

Ha!


9 posted on 05/24/2014 4:49:09 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: kingattax

Cant fix stupid.


10 posted on 05/24/2014 4:55:32 AM PDT by bikerman (Imagination is more important than intelligence)
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To: lee martell
Could the patrons file suit for damages because the restaurant, by not allowing them to bring personal protection, failed to adequately protect the patrons from danger?
11 posted on 05/24/2014 5:49:35 AM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: Traveler59

Simple solution to the problem of carrying a gun into a place that does NOT allow guns, go somewhere else and spend your money. My gun is part of me and if you don’t allow my gun, you don’t allow me. End of story!


12 posted on 05/24/2014 5:57:33 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Dark Knight

Even then, there are lawyers out there that could successfully argue that “assumed responsibility” for your safety could be defended against, if that statement (declaration, even in writing) is posted where ALL patrons can see and understand...Especially if the sign fails to do its intended job...

Whatever that could be...

Just remember, corporate policy is not state law in most cases, unless the law specifically allows businesses to post a “no guns” sign in their establishments...

Texas has a provision in the law that if a business or entity wishes to post a sign, it has to meet a “state” required size, contrast, visibility (posting location) requirement for it to be legally binding...And even in some cases even that has been argued against in court...

I do not know of any other states that have similar legal requirements...I stand to be corrected though...

Most people I know tend to just let their dollars be spent elsewhere than prop up a business that doesn’t understand the basic purpose of your right to keep and bear arms...

I, and many other could go on and on, but the result would be the same...IF JITB, and other businesses refuse to respect your rights, then I’d just step away and go somewhere else...

The blood will be on their hands, not yours...


13 posted on 05/24/2014 6:03:43 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: kingattax
Jack in the Box Inc.
9330 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: 858-571-2121
Fax: 858-571-2101

http://www.jackinthebox.com/contact

14 posted on 05/24/2014 7:44:55 AM PDT by InABunkerUnderSF (Will America survive another 922 days of this?)
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To: kingattax

Victim zone.


15 posted on 05/24/2014 8:46:01 AM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is ballot stuffing)
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To: kingattax

I thought that there were three shootings to date.
Thought I’d read that on FR yesterday somewhere...


16 posted on 05/24/2014 8:48:22 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: Traveler59

Most people are not going get that deeply involved in such a lawsuit or public complaint. Jack in the Box can always say their primary purpose is to provide fast food, not safe refuge from criminals outside of their actual restaurant. The employees would have a better chance of being taken seriously
using that argument, because they are confined to the premises for a set amount of hours. Heaven help the restaurants if their workers start heavy unionizing, because then, the employers would be subject to all manner of demands, on top of OSHA safety laws.


17 posted on 05/24/2014 9:03:41 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: kingattax
Maybe they'll change the sign to this after they've had a few more robberies to this!


18 posted on 05/25/2014 10:39:19 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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