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Carrying at Applebees

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#1
Does anyone know if it is legal to carry at Applebees ? I went for lunch today and I didn't notice a sign at the front door they use to have did they decide to go with Michigans laws on this matter ? It is in Mount Pleasant , Michigan .
 

solus

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If memory serves, the 2014 Open Carry Texas strategy debacle, coupled w/research...

quote 30 Mayn2014USAToday, [ https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2014/05/30/sonic-chilis-no-guns/9789685/ ]

...recent demonstrations by open-carry activists who brought rifles and shotguns into Sonic, Chili's and Chipotle Mexican Grill outlets in Texas.

After the open-carry demonstration two weekends ago by Open Carry Texas...

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America had lobbied Chipotle, Chili's and Sonic to ban open carrying of guns in their restaurants.

"Moms thank Sonic and Brinker International, which includes Chili's Grill & Bar, for taking action to stand up for the safety and security of our families," founder Shannon Watts said Friday. "We are heartened that we can take our children to these family-oriented restaurants and not worry about being confronted by customers with semiautomatic rifles."

After the open-carry demonstration two weekends ago by Open Carry Texas, Denver-based Chipotle asked customers to not bring guns inside. The gun-rights group did not immediately respond to a USA TODAY request for comment.

Starbucks, Wendy's, Jack In The Box, and Applebees have instituted similar no-guns policies. Unquote.
 

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Interesting I didn't hear of that and was surprised because acouple of years ago they had a sign at the door so maybe it is a privately owned business .
If memory serves, the 2014 Open Carry Texas strategy debacle, coupled w/research...

quote 30 Mayn2014USAToday, [ https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2014/05/30/sonic-chilis-no-guns/9789685/ ]

...recent demonstrations by open-carry activists who brought rifles and shotguns into Sonic, Chili's and Chipotle Mexican Grill outlets in Texas.

After the open-carry demonstration two weekends ago by Open Carry Texas...

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America had lobbied Chipotle, Chili's and Sonic to ban open carrying of guns in their restaurants.

"Moms thank Sonic and Brinker International, which includes Chili's Grill & Bar, for taking action to stand up for the safety and security of our families," founder Shannon Watts said Friday. "We are heartened that we can take our children to these family-oriented restaurants and not worry about being confronted by customers with semiautomatic rifles."

After the open-carry demonstration two weekends ago by Open Carry Texas, Denver-based Chipotle asked customers to not bring guns inside. The gun-rights group did not immediately respond to a USA TODAY request for comment.

Starbucks, Wendy's, Jack In The Box, and Applebees have instituted similar no-guns policies. Unquote.
 

OC for ME

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#5
A citizen has bigger issues to address if the above listed restaurant chains are their go-to choices for "food." ;)

Anyway, support your local mom/pop eatery. I know several in my neck of the woods that have better food, better clientele, better ambience, comparable pricing, and support our 2A guarantee. But, I'm a support your local tax base kind of guy...YMMV.
 

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