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Gun rights group won't be dining at Papillion Texas Roadhouse
Omaha World Herald ^ | May 28, 2014 | Emily Nohr

Posted on 05/27/2014 8:00:21 PM PDT by Mean Daddy

A Papillion restaurant has nixed a gun rights group’s plan to dine while displaying firearms on their hips. The group had arranged to eat dinner Thursday at Texas Roadhouse at Shadow Lake Towne Center. But the restaurant’s managing partner, Steve Jackson, said Tuesday that the group wasn’t clear about its intentions and was no longer welcome if the participants openly wore their firearms.

“I want to feed people — not have a circus in here,” Jackson said.

Nick Crawford, the group’s organizer, said the restaurant expressed concerns about liability issues and general complaints.

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1 posted on 05/27/2014 8:00:21 PM PDT by Mean Daddy
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To: Mean Daddy

Best quote out of the article:

“It always seems like the anti-gunners always get their way instead of the pro-Second Amendment people. That, to me, it’s getting old.”


2 posted on 05/27/2014 8:02:27 PM PDT by Mean Daddy
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To: Mean Daddy

Gays sue because of a Cake ,so go for it


3 posted on 05/27/2014 8:02:58 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Mean Daddy

Well that would have been one dinner not interrupted by a holdup.


4 posted on 05/27/2014 8:06:00 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Mean Daddy

Maybe they were afraid that the ghost of Ben Thomson was gonna show.


5 posted on 05/27/2014 8:09:02 PM PDT by crz
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To: Mean Daddy
People here in open-carry Idaho dine in restaurants all the time with their sidearms on their belts. Guess what? No circus, no frightened diners, most of all no crime. Sounds to me like the people of Papillion, NE are just pu**ies.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

6 posted on 05/27/2014 8:09:31 PM PDT by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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7 posted on 05/27/2014 8:09:46 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Mean Daddy

You can have an all-you-can-eat buffet, and your customers will love it, but if you advertise it, you’ll have the fattest, hungriest people in the county putting you out of business.

Same here — it’s one thing to allow open carry, it’s another to advertise it.


8 posted on 05/27/2014 8:11:15 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: wku man

I’ve seen that myself in a TR that will remain nameless just in case national management has a cow. Quite a few, actually. I carry concealed, myself, in that restaurant, every time I’m in there. Never a hassle.


9 posted on 05/27/2014 8:13:27 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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>> “I want to feed people — not have a circus in here,” Jackson said.

I guess Jackson doesn’t serve peanuts?


10 posted on 05/27/2014 8:16:44 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Mean Daddy

Nebraska, isn’t that like a little Canada or something or
maybe a state Canada gave up on and it defaulted to us?


11 posted on 05/27/2014 8:21:51 PM PDT by Slambat
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To: wku man

Well said...


12 posted on 05/27/2014 8:23:59 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Tri nornar eg bir. Binde til rota...)
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To: Mean Daddy

Ya think a restaurant called “The Butterfly” is going to want real men ruining the ambiance?


13 posted on 05/27/2014 8:29:47 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Mean Daddy
concerns about liability issues

I understand Texas has a pretty good tort reform law in place.

14 posted on 05/27/2014 8:31:25 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Billthedrill

Same here. I try not to ‘print’ with IWB, but when I’m wearing a belly-pack it’s pretty obvious to all—but Democrats. No problem.


15 posted on 05/27/2014 8:33:18 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Slambat

I lived in Papillion a few years back when it was a good small town. Now its becoming an extension of Omaha with libs moving in.
Glad I moved after sold house and got back to the country!
Most of Nebr is conservative, just gotta watch out for the donks around omaha and lincoln!


16 posted on 05/27/2014 8:41:34 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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I went to school with a guy who would knock the crap out of anyone who took food off of his plate. A guy grabbed a pat of butter one day and my friend clocked him.

Maybe the manager of the restaurant is afraid someone will try to steal someone else’s butter.


17 posted on 05/27/2014 8:44:13 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: All

Or “I told you medium rare, damm it!” BANG!


18 posted on 05/27/2014 8:44:47 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Mean Daddy

I’ve eaten at that place a couple times.

Never again...

Plus the shopping center is for nothing but yuppies and city folk.


19 posted on 05/27/2014 8:47:17 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: Mean Daddy

I actually feel sorry for the management there; they just want to run a business and don’t want to choose sides (publicly) on any issue.

That said, maybe the homosexuals are right when it comes to tactics; maybe a law suit is in order. Even so, the owners were put in a hard spot by our guys, even if it was not intended.


20 posted on 05/27/2014 9:22:22 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: wku man

Don’t forget- grocery stores, malls, Wally World... Everywhere. It is as common as wristwatches on most people here at the top of the state. Out-of-staters may get their knickers twisted, but that is their problem.


21 posted on 05/27/2014 9:47:39 PM PDT by hearthwench (Debbi - Mom, NaNa, and always ornery)
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To: Mean Daddy

I had a great Dallas filet in that very place in March.


22 posted on 05/28/2014 12:15:31 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: wku man

Indeed. I see many folks around Pocatello practicing
open carry at restaurants. Nobody really cares. I opt
for concealed carry except when hiking.


23 posted on 05/28/2014 12:20:02 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: logic101.net

Isn’t there an adage that an armed society is a polite one?

Let the homos be arseholes. 2nd Amendmenters shouldn’t be.


24 posted on 05/28/2014 1:29:24 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: logic101.net
Even so, the owners were put in a hard spot by our guys, even if it was not intended.

Huh!! They put them selves in this position when they denied letting these people participate in a perfectly legal and morally right activity. They have every right to do so but their business is dead to me!! Sorry but when it comes to the second amendment I simply don't compromise my rights away!!

25 posted on 05/28/2014 3:16:45 AM PDT by ontap
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Let the homos be arseholes. 2nd Amendmenters shouldn’t be.


Ah, the GOP strategy:
Better to lose than to be thought “not nice” by anyone.


26 posted on 05/28/2014 5:15:03 AM PDT by Freeping Since 2001 (Since 2001. Seriously.)
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To: ontap
making a big deal by advertising that “open carry” will be allowed only gets the wacko’s riled up. Just go about your daily activity and who would be the wiser or really care?

The manager of that TR has the authority to do what he did but may have suffered a great deal yet to come when CCW folks no longer go there.

27 posted on 05/28/2014 5:17:08 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: DManA

“Texas Roadhouse” means “The Butterfly”? In what language?


28 posted on 05/28/2014 5:18:30 AM PDT by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: Mean Daddy

It all began on February 17, 1993, when Kent Taylor opened the first Texas Roadhouse in Clarksville, Indiana.

Yep, about as Texan as New York City Hot Sauce. We ate there once in 1999 and have never been back.


29 posted on 05/28/2014 5:27:38 AM PDT by Patriot365
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To: Slambat
Nebraska, isn’t that like a little Canada or something or maybe a state Canada gave up on and it defaulted to us?

Hmm. Not sure where that came from..

Nebraska actually has a very conservative populus, with a possible exception of a small portion of Omaha and surrounding communities.

We have lots of good land, lots of good, decent people, and a very good conservative pro Second Amendment attitude towards firearms.

Instead of putting us down, why not come up and see us sometime? It is a pretty nice state, and you, being from Texas, should feel right at home pad'na....

30 posted on 05/28/2014 6:31:15 AM PDT by China Clipper ( Animals? Sure I like animals. See? There's one there, right next to the potatoes!)
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To: HartleyMBaldwin; DManA
“Texas Roadhouse” means “The Butterfly”? In what language?

The headline might be confusing. Texas Roadhouse is the restaurant, and it's in Papillion, which is derived from papillon, French for "butterfly."

31 posted on 05/28/2014 7:01:35 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: DaveA37

I understand what you’re saying but if we start caring about the wacko’s they win. The second amendment should mean something and I don’t patronize any business that does not support that right. Like I said they can do what they wish but I’m through with them!!


32 posted on 05/28/2014 7:08:29 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Mean Daddy

Despite the manly name of “Texas Roadhouse”, this pansy establishment originated in IOWA. I’d rather have a hot dog from James Coney Island than give my money to these phonies.


33 posted on 05/28/2014 8:33:12 AM PDT by Zippo44 (Liberal: another word for poltroon.)
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To: Fiji Hill

Thank you for de-confusing me.


34 posted on 05/28/2014 8:58:25 AM PDT by DManA
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