Starbucks Sticks With Second Amendment
Written by James Heiser
Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:22
As reported previously
, Starbucks has found itself enmeshed in the struggle between activists who are attempting to deprive Americans of their Second Amendment liberties, and those who are trying to uphold those constitutionally guaranteed rights.
The controversy erupted when “open carry”advocates began using Starbucks franchises as the location for meetings. As the Wall Street Journal reported over a month ago,
The "open carry" movement, in which gun owners carry unconcealed handguns as they go about their everyday business, is loosely organized around the country but has been gaining traction in recent months. Gun-control advocates have been pushing to quash the movement, including by petitioning the Starbucks coffee chain to ban guns on its premises.
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