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Target: Don't Bring Guns Into Our Stores

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business

Target announced Wednesday it is adopting a no-guns policy and, in a statement, asked that customers not bring guns into stores. Even customers in ...

DON'T SHRED ON ME! Join The Open-Carry Guitar Rally

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weird News

The Second Amendment guarantees the right to bear arms, but what about axes -- as in guitars? A group of Dallas residents will find out July 4 when...

Gun Activists Hit Target With Another Rally

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

Open-carry gun activists are once again staking out their ground at Target. Rifle-strapped protesters from the gun rights group Open Carry Texas ra...

'Guns' by Negativland: In the Era of Open Carry Protests

Melissa Webster | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics
Melissa Webster

I'm tired of wasting time on more pointless debate that goes in circles and gets us nowhere, while the bodies of dead kids continue to pile up and people in Texas walk around with loaded guns in their hands like they're Wyatt Earp.

Someone Left A Loaded Gun In The Toy Aisle Of Target

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business

A Target employee found a loaded handgun in the toy aisle of a South Carolina store last week, just days before activists began petitioning the retail...

Activists Call On Target To Ban Guns

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business

Target became the latest corporation on Wednesday to be dragged into a battle brewing in Texas over open carry gun rights. Weeks after rallies by r...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Sonic And Chili's Announce No-Gun Policies | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business

Chili’s and Sonic became the latest national chains to wade into the gun debate on Friday, announcing in apparently coordinated statements that fire...

Ben Hallman

Pro-Gun Group Backs Down After Chipotle Rally Backfires | Ben Hallman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

A Texas gun rights group has notified members that they are to "immediately cease" taking shotguns and rifles into private businesses unless invited t...

Chili's Considers New Gun Policy

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

Chili's is reviewing its policy on guns in its restaurants after a pro-gun group upset diners by bringing rifles to one of its Texas locations. The...

Gun Toters Being 'Bullied' by... Moms?

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

Probably one of the weirdest hashtags in use today is #guncontrolbullies, coined by Open Carry, a loose affiliation of state organizations, which holds protests around the country at which zealots parade around with loaded firearms in public places.

Major Gun Rights Rally Causing Stir Over Longstanding Tradition

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

McALLEN, Texas — McALLEN, Texas (AP) — This is how to make another gun rally in gun-friendly Texas stand out: Tell everybody to bring their ri...

Armed Protesters Attempt To Enter Texas State Capitol Building

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

Armed demonstrators gathered outside the Texas capitol building in Austin on Wednesday, seeking to highlight the state's right to openly carry rifles....