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Does the Starbucks CEO Open Letter (in TX) Prohibit Carry?

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Post by GAM » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:45 am

The CEO of Starbucks has issued an open letter asking (open carry) firearms carriers to not carry in Starbucks, but not exactly prohibiting it. This seems like a legal grey area has been generated since his letter essentially contradicts itself. Read here: http://www.starbucks.com/blog/an-open-l ... hultz/1268. I don't frequent Starbucks, so it does not impact me, but it would seem to make legitimate concealed carry 'iffy' there until a legal precedent is set. I understand he did not use '30.06' language, but the intent to prohibit carry is clear nevertheless. What to make of this? :headscratch

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Post by Purplehood » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:49 am

GAM wrote:The CEO of Starbucks has issued an open letter asking (open carry) firearms carriers to not carry in Starbucks, but not exactly prohibiting it. This seems like a legal grey area has been generated since his letter essentially contradicts itself. Read here: http://www.starbucks.com/blog/an-open-l ... hultz/1268. I don't frequent Starbucks, so it does not impact me, but it would seem to make legitimate concealed carry 'iffy' there until a legal precedent is set. I understand he did not use '30.06' language, but the intent to prohibit carry is clear nevertheless. What to make of this? :headscratch
There is another thread on this. The CEO clearly stated that he was NOT prohibiting open-carry. He was merely discouraging it. In no way does his statement equate to a legal-notice to not carry in the stores.
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Re: Does the Starbucks CEO Open Letter (in TX) Prohibit Carr

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Post by Jaguar » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:51 am

The topic is running here: http://texaschlforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=94&t=69068" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

But to answer your question, written notice has to be in the form of 30.06 language.

IMHO, he basically asked the pro-OC folks to stop using his establishments as a rally point. He has coffee to sell, not politics to engage in.
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Post by AEA » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:54 am

No 30.06, carry away (in TX).
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Post by texanjoker » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:15 am

People should respect their wishes.

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Post by Keith B » Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:20 am

Duplicate topic already running here http://texaschlforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=94&t=69068" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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