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Dear Starbucks: This Christian Doesn't Care What You Put on My Cup

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.10.2015 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Continuing to perpetuate the perception that American Christians are self-righteous, superficial, tin-eared fundamentalists who care more about their rights to carry a gun and say what they want than making the world more into the image of the divinely inspired kingdom of God.

Ben Hallman

The Pro-Gun Invasion Of Chipotle Totally Backfired | Ben Hallman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business

Gun-rights activists have shot themselves in the foot, again, with a gun rally that caused another major American retail chain to declare firearms unw...

Ben Hallman

The Real Reason Facebook Cracked Down On Guns (Moms, Of Course) | Ben Hallman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business

New York's top law enforcement official brought Facebook to the table to talk about getting tough on guns. But it was an increasingly powerful group o...

Ben Hallman

South Carolina Legalizes Concealed Weapons In Bars | Ben Hallman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business

South Carolina on Tuesday became the latest state to allow concealed weapons in bars, making it the most recent victory ground for gun rights activist...

Ben Hallman

The Gun Control Debate Has Come To This | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

One evening this past August, an employee at a Staples office supply store in a Wake Forest, N.C., strip mall heard a bang, and then a woman's cry for...

People Are Probably Still Going To Bring Guns To Starbucks

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's "respectful request" that customers no longer bring guns into stores stopped short of an outright ban on firearms. W...

Howard Fineman

Howard Schultz Explains Starbucks' Policy: We're 'Not Anti-Gun' | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wanted to be was a hero to gun owners; the last thing he wanted to do was make a statement a...

8 Companies That Have Actually Banned Guns

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

In an open letter Tuesday night, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asked customers to please leave their guns at home. But Schultz's move may not be enough...

Starbucks Asks Patrons To Leave Guns At Home

Reuters | Lisa Baertlein | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz requested on Tuesday that the coffee chain's customers leave their firearms at hom...

David Winograd

Gun Control Group Takes On Starbucks | David Winograd | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business

A gun control advocacy group pushing for Starbucks to ban weapons inside its stores is calling for a nationwide boycott against the coffee giant this ...

American Moms to Starbucks and CEO Howard Schultz: Ban Guns From Stores

Shannon Watts | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business
Shannon Watts

The Newtown Starbucks sits right next door to the church that laid several children to rest just 8 months ago. The wounds are still fresh and slow to heal. Taunting this community with a display of guns is unconscionable.

A Way to Force Sane Gun Laws -- Boycott Starbucks

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 06.04.2013 | Chicago
Martha Rosenberg

By refusing to ban guns from its premises as it is allowed to as a property owner, Starbucks facilitates gun proliferation and the gun lobby's stated goal of universal armament of citizens at all times in all venues.

Gun Rights Activists Descend On Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

The Second Amendment may not have much to do with your daily cappuccino. But on Friday, some gun rights activists plan to descend on Starbucks, bringi...

How Do Gun Advocates and the NRA React to Gun Massacres and Killings?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.04.2012 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

If a car kills someone you don't ban cars. But if there is something that can be done with the car without banning it, such as regulating who drives it or how it is made and sold, why would anybody fight that?

Starbucks Guns Debate: Coffeemaker

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gun-and-latte aficionados can rest easy. Despite an outcry from advocacy groups, Starbucks says it will continue to allow customers to bring licensed ...

Starbucks Gun Policy: Refusal To Ban Firearms Pleases Open Carry Advocates, Troubles Gun Control Advocates

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dale Welch recently walked into a Starbucks in Virginia, handgun strapped to his waist, and ordered a banana Frappuccino with a cinnamon bun. He says ...