Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense
Target stores are asking customers to leave their guns at home. This comes in the wake of photos showing gun activists carrying long guns, slung over their shoulders, inside a Mansfield store.
Target is asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law.
The mother’s group, Texas Moms Demand Action, are planning to protest Target’s open carry gun policy at the department store’s shareholder meeting in Dallas.
Orchestrated, videotaped, and primed to be provocative — open carry demonstrations in restaurants have become increasingly common. Critics say customers’ growing discomfort with the armed patrons have forced corporations to take action.
A gun control and parent group is boycotting Starbucks this Saturday over the coffee chain’s policy on allowing firearms in their stores, where state law permits it.