Gun rights activists declared August 9th "Starbucks Appreciation Day" and encouraged gun owners to take their guns with them to enjoy a coffee at the franchise. However, the Starbucks in Newtown, CT closed early to prevent the gun owners from entering the store in a town that experienced horrendous gun violence nine months ago.
Supporters are now helping to
Currently, Starbucks allows guns and assault weapons to be openly carried in its stores (in 43 states) and concealed and carried in its stores (in 49 states). Starbucks' compliance with the National Rifle Association's Pro-Gun Agenda was exposed when members of the "open carry" movement began meeting in popular chains, such as California Pizza Kitchen, Peets, IKEA, Disney and Starbucks openly…
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