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Just Days After TARGET Starts Its ‘No Gun’ Policy, THIS Happens…
Top Right News ^ | 07-10-2014 | Gina Cassini

Posted on 07/10/2014 8:56:00 PM PDT by AuditTheFed

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Is Target targeting its own customers with its "no guns" policy?

by Gina Cassini | Top Right News

Within three days of a new policy asking customers not to bring their guns to Target stores, reports have surfaced of armed attacks on customers at those stores.

Three Target shoppers at three different stores in Georgia alone have been robbed by armed thugs since the discount retailer announced on July 2, in a letter from its CEO, that customers should leave their guns at home when they visit Target.

This news follows an unfortunate but rather obvious pattern of establishments whose businesses or customers have been targeted after putting anti-gun policies in place -- and comes on the same day that a major study revealed that concealed-carry permits dramatically decrease violent crime.

In May, I reported on a North Carolina restaurant which posted a prominent "No Guns Allowed" sign and was promptly robbed by armed gunmen the very next week.  And 3 Jack-in-the-Box locations suffered robberies and a shooting within 2 weeks of their new corporate policy "requesting" no guns on site, similar to the Target policy.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; guns; rtkba; target

1 posted on 07/10/2014 8:56:00 PM PDT by AuditTheFed
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To: AuditTheFed

It’s now too dangerous to go into Target ... :-) ...


2 posted on 07/10/2014 8:59:41 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: AuditTheFed
Target's new "Our Customers Are Disarmed" policy is already paying off!

I've got an idea for a new slogan for them:

Target Our Customers!

3 posted on 07/10/2014 9:00:40 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: AuditTheFed

Will these idiots ever learn???


4 posted on 07/10/2014 9:00:57 PM PDT by montag813
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To: AuditTheFed

That was the first thing I thought of when I heard about this story. You would think Target would have enough problems with their debit card breach that occurred last year.


5 posted on 07/10/2014 9:01:35 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: AuditTheFed
Is Target targeting its own customers with its "no guns" policy?

Brilliant line. Perhaps the "Target" name will finally make people aware of how insane these anti-gun policies are.

6 posted on 07/10/2014 9:02:05 PM PDT by AuditTheFed
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To: AuditTheFed
I know! They could hand out little lapel pins showing their target-shaped logo, bearing the slogan: I'm A Target!
7 posted on 07/10/2014 9:04:11 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: AuditTheFed

It is still stupid that a store called TARGET with targets all over the place, has to have a gun policy.


8 posted on 07/10/2014 9:06:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Steely Tom

I’m a Target, he’s a Target, she’s a Target
We’re a Target wouldn’t you like to be a Target too?


9 posted on 07/10/2014 9:11:40 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“At Target... We’re ALL Targets!”


10 posted on 07/10/2014 9:12:27 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: marktwain

Ping.


11 posted on 07/10/2014 9:13:05 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Steely Tom

“I know! They could hand out little lapel pins showing their target-shaped logo, bearing the slogan: I’m A Target”

I’ll up the anti. A label pin in the shape of the target logo with the words, “Target Me.”


12 posted on 07/10/2014 9:17:13 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: montag813
Will these idiots ever learn???

The short answer is no they won't. The average, run of the mill gun control freak, is clueless. The hard core gun control leaders know exactly what they are doing. They are trying to help with the socialist/communist take over of America. They know that well armed Americans, would not like that too well, and might resist them. They are not well intentioned at all.

13 posted on 07/10/2014 9:19:54 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Two Imperials, except Nero was a better fiddler, and didn't need a pen or a phone)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
I’ll up the anti. A label pin in the shape of the target logo with the words, “Target Me.”>

Fewer Words Fewer Letters Always Makes A Slogan Betters.

-um-

14 posted on 07/10/2014 9:20:45 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule
You would think Target would have enough problems with their debit card breach that occurred last year.

Oh! Oh! I've got another great idea! How about..."

"We've Armored The Hell Out Of Our Credit Cards, But Now Our Customers Are Sitting Ducks!"

15 posted on 07/10/2014 9:22:55 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I’ll up the anti. A label pin in the shape of the target logo with the words, “Target Me.”
= = = = = = = = = = = =

A simple T shirt with the logo on front AND back, handed out as customers enter the store.

OR WALMART could sell them....


16 posted on 07/10/2014 9:33:30 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one-probably never need one again.)
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To: AuditTheFed

I almost always carry a gun into target because I almost always carry a gun when I go shopping.


17 posted on 07/10/2014 9:55:54 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

I hear you. Maybe they think they are too big to fail.


18 posted on 07/10/2014 9:58:40 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: AuditTheFed

In the past I would occasionally shop at Target because it was near other stores that I patronized. It was not my main store for shopping. TARGET is now on my NEVER SHOP LIST. I refuse to go into any store that will not respect my “Right to Conceal Carry” in the great State of Texas.

If I am not mistaken they have not posted the require 30-06 sign that says you can not carry concealed. I do not care if they have or have not. I will never spend one damn penny in their store again. I will also encourage all that I know to not buy in any Target Store.


19 posted on 07/10/2014 10:03:28 PM PDT by cpdiii (deckhand, roughneck, geologist, pilot, pharmacist. The constitution is worth dying for!)
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To: cpdiii

I forgot to add this comment. When I am in a public place and know many law abiding citizens are carrying concealed weapons I FEEL SAFE!

The President’s secret service do not carry little signs that say this is “a gun fee zone.” They carry Uzis and and 1911s. Perhaps the Secret Service knows something that Target does not know.


20 posted on 07/10/2014 10:08:18 PM PDT by cpdiii (deckhand, roughneck, geologist, pilot, pharmacist. The constitution is worth dying for!)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Almost always?


21 posted on 07/10/2014 10:13:40 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: AuditTheFed

Obama and Bloomberg go hunting for humans



22 posted on 07/10/2014 10:18:48 PM PDT by devolve (-Tell VLADIMER after my ERECTION I have more 90% more FLEXIBILITY - pre-1899 Colt SAA frames needed)
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To: TXnMA

Most times I carry. Sometimes I do not.


23 posted on 07/10/2014 10:24:30 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: AuditTheFed

Look for the lawsuits to grow against Target.


24 posted on 07/10/2014 10:59:31 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Mark17

Wait until the lawsuits start flying.


25 posted on 07/10/2014 11:01:28 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: AuditTheFed

Target sells nothing I can’t get elsewhere a lot cheaper. Target really to be honest sells very few things I want. It’s about like a post Rosie O’Donnell K-mart only cleaner.


26 posted on 07/10/2014 11:04:52 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: AuditTheFed

Won’t affect me. The closest I get to Target is when I’m going to the Lowe’s down the street from them.

I’m one of the people of Wal-Mart (without the crazy clothing).


27 posted on 07/11/2014 3:39:12 AM PDT by fredhead (Join the Navy and see the world.....77% of which is covered in water.)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

JC Penny took their eyes off the marketing ball appealing to gays...my how they pay. Business should do the parallel of “shut up and sing”. Businesses are not good vehicles for social experimentation...Target will regret this UNNECESSARY move.


28 posted on 07/11/2014 4:33:04 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: AuditTheFed

Oh come on, that cannot be happening given their new no guns policy, after all we know that criminals are eminently scrupulous about following the law..

It’s not like outlaws would take advantage of people due to some silly rules… there must be another explanation.

Bump for reference.


29 posted on 07/11/2014 5:25:43 AM PDT by HammerT (The Right to keep and bear arms: A Commonsense Civil Right)
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To: AuditTheFed

The one thing I wouldn’t take to Target is a credit card. You’d think these guys have enough issues just taking care of biz and not compromising their customers private information. Wading into this gun thing now was pretty stupid.


30 posted on 07/11/2014 5:27:39 AM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: AuditTheFed

I asked (quietly) about this at our local Target.

The manager stated he will not confront anyone about lawful carry in his story. Then he asked about how to get range time.

From a legal perspective, someone needs to sue stores and venues that do this. If I get robbed because I have to leave my legal carry at home, then the venue should be liable for not providing protection.

Hey, crazier things have happened.


31 posted on 07/11/2014 6:24:52 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: redgolum

target nuance by making it a “request” not an edict.


32 posted on 07/11/2014 6:35:06 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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