economics

March 15, 2010

Stores Land in Gun-Control Crossfire ‘Open-Carry’ Proponents Target High-Profile Chains to Test Public Acceptance, Triggering Backlash

Filed under: Uncategorized — ktetaichinh @ 11:40 pm
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Businesses have the final say on their property. But the ones that don’t opt to ban guns—such as Starbucks—have become parade grounds of sorts for open-carry advocates.

In 29 states, it’s legal to openly carry a loaded handgun, without any form of government permission. Another 13 allow an unconcealed loaded handgun with a carry permit, according to opencarry.org, a loosely organized forum for the movement.

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