Sign the Petition to

John Mulligan, Interim CEO, Target

Please issue gun sense policies to keep your customers and employees safe from the risk of gun violence by protecting against people openly carrying weapons in your stores.

Signed,

Everytown for Gun Safety

This petition closed about 1 year ago

How this will help

Gun extremists armed with semiautomatic rifles have walked into Target locations around the country, weapons out and loaded, making sure customers saw their guns.

It's often legal to do this,...

Gun extremists armed with semiautomatic rifles have walked into Target locations around the country, weapons out and loaded, making sure customers saw their guns.

It's often legal to do this, because many states have weak laws that allow people to openly carry around loaded weapons without any permits, training, or background checks. That means it's up to companies themselves to protect their customers when the law won't. Yet according to the Wall Street Journal, Target doesn't have any policies to stop people from carrying weapons in its stores:

Target, which boasts on its website that between 80% and 90% of its customers are women, has no restrictions on customers carrying guns in its stores. 

Chipotle, Starbucks, Chili's, Sonic Drive-In, and Jack in the Box have already responded to petitions from moms and other gun sense supporters asking the stores not to allow guns. Now it's up to Target to protect families who shop in its stores. 

Sign the petition to Target's CEO asking him to create gun sense policies to protect customers in its stores.

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