Months removed from a failed campaign to ban guns in Starbucks and amid a continuing campaign to pressure Staples to ban guns in their stores, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA) is now targeting fast food giant McDonald’s.
As Breibart News reported on September 26, the campaign to ban guns in Starbucks succeeded only inasmuch as Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asked patrons not to open-carry their firearms in the coffee shops. He did not ban the possession of concealed carry firearms on store premises, however, and he went out of his way to say customers who ignore his plea and openly carry firearms will still be served.
Subsequently, MDA began pressuring Staples to ban guns in all their stores. Per Staples’ policy, allowing or forbidding law-abiding citizens to carry concealed weapons is at the discretion of each individual store. MDA wants Staples CEO Ronald Sargent to force all stores to ban guns, period. So far, Staples has not capitulated.
According to Politico, MDA is now “preparing a similar effort aimed at McDonald’s,” readying a push for the same thing they failed to get from Starbucks, an all-out ban on guns in all McDonald’s stores. Such an effort would include banning law-abiding citizens from carrying concealed firearms.
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