January 26th, 2013 08:50 PM
If I have business there, I attend to it, signs or no signs.
February 1st, 2013 12:44 AM
There is an app called Posted! - Carry List Anti-Gun Locations. It's $0.99 but it can find stores by your location, you can search and submit business to the database as well. pretty convenient to have on your phone as you typically have that with you when you're out and about.
February 1st, 2013 10:35 AM
Funny that you mentioned that. I know 3 local governments that have informed employees (if not encouraged) that if they have their CPL they may carry. In my city, it is currently permissible to carry into public meetings, but they are trying to change that.
Originally Posted by Mike1956
As for state and federal, I try to avoid those places if I can. Even when I renew the plates on my vehicles, I tend to go after hours or on the weekends and use the vending machine.
February 1st, 2013 10:53 AM
...you might find that "don't ask-don't tell" is a better plan...don't ask them so they don't tell you not to carry...in TX, verbal notification is binding...
Originally Posted by Hodad
February 1st, 2013 12:57 PM
The signs do not carry weight in Alabama, so I carry everywhere I can. But... if I do spot one, I don't give them my business.
Reminds me of a funny story though...
My wife sees a counselor off-and-on for her ADHD. One time I went with her and she notices that I'm carrying.
Wife: "You can't carry in here! This is a psychiatrists' office. I signed a form that says you can't bring guns in here!"
Me: "That doesn't hold weight in Alabama. The worst they can do is ask me to leave."
Wife: "I still don't think it's a good idea for you to be armed in here."
Me: "Of all the places where a crazy person will show-up armed; this is one of them. I'm staying armed..."
US Air Force, 1986 - 2007
"To disarm the people is the best and most effective way to enslave them..." George Mason
February 1st, 2013 01:01 PM
Was going to post this as well, the more people we have that use it the better.
Originally Posted by Wookiee2cu
February 1st, 2013 06:29 PM
February 1st, 2013 06:33 PM
You are in Michigan.
Here is MCRGO's website.
MCRGO - Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners
Here is their page MCRGO - Do Not Patronize while Armed
listing all the places in Michigan, as far as they know, are anti gun/posted no carry.
Which carrys no weight, but you can choose to NOT patronize them if you so desire.
Small sample of list;
Name (click to sort) City County Type Business Address
Value City Furniture Taylor Wayne Retail 23859 Eureka Road
Michigan Kenworth Grand Rapids Kent Service 7393 Expressway Ct SW
Oscoda Health Park Oscoda Iosco Health Care 5939 Huron Road
Value City Furniture Novi Oakland Retail 43610 W Oaks Dr
Lake Trust Credit Union Mount Pleasant Isabella CreditUnion 1011 N. Harris Street
Wayne Westland Federal Westland Wayne CreditUnion 500 South Wayne Road
Cellular One East Tawas Iosco Retail 200 W Bay St # 3
Renaissance Festival Holly Oakland Fairground 12600 Dixie Highway
Lake Trust Credit Union Okemos Ingham CreditUnion 1821 Newman Rd
Michigan Kenworth Grand Rapids Kent Retail US 131 Exit 75
Preferred Federal Greenville Montcalm CreditUnion 534 N. Lafayette
Dist Health Dept #2 West Branch Ogemaw Health Care 630 Progress St
Family Health Care Baldwin Lake Health Care 1615 Michigan Ave
Sunrise Family Credit Union Standish Arenac CreditUnion 3887 S. Huron Rd
Church's Chicken Detroit Wayne Restaurant 16100 Livernois Ave
This is about 1/10 or 1/12th of the whole list.
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February 1st, 2013 06:34 PM
I started the goodyear one and its the one in huntington wv these signs will
not stop someone going in to kill . I all so have a question since walmart and
there was a sporting goods store has put a limit on ammo shouldnt all gun
people not shop at these locations .
February 1st, 2013 06:40 PM
I was in a Wherenberg Theater about three weeks ago and thought I was ok. On the way out I saw a miniture no carry sign that wasn't posted legally by law. I just didn't see it. Now that I know what there policy is I won't go back. I wouldn't have gone in if it was posted correctly.
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February 1st, 2013 06:59 PM
Originally Posted by makensmoke
That would seem to make Ohio a pretty unfriendly state towards guns and gun owners.
Originally Posted by Mike1956
"The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."
February 1st, 2013 07:03 PM
I use Map | Friend or Foe - Pro and Anti Gun Business Map because it is more mature and doesn't require invite to use/join.
Originally Posted by Spovik
February 1st, 2013 09:34 PM
I just got the app, looks cool. Welcome to the forum!
Originally Posted by Wookiee2cu
NEVER point a gun at something you are not prepared to destroy!
AND for GODS sake, get your finger off the trigger until you are ready to squeeze the trigger!
February 25th, 2013 01:21 PM
I checked this out as I've been a Costco (and Sam's Club) member since the mid-1990s. I know a few management people in a couple of Costco stores and some are gun owners, so I asked one about the policy and signage. His answer was that corporate policy is indeed no guns for employees or customers (he was unaware if this is in the customer agreement) BUT they don't post stores in this area (in fact I've never seen gun-buster signs in any NH, MA, CT or FL Costcos that I've been in), his attitude is that "concealed means concealed" and that as long as a customer is behaving properly in no way would he even be concerned or raise the issue with the customer.
Originally Posted by archer51
He thinks that you are more likely to see signage in areas where OC is more common, rather than in areas where only CCW is the norm.
Also worth noting, he tells me that Costco has a new CEO.
February 27th, 2013 09:29 AM
If I have to do business with a shop that is posted, and there is no other alternative, I do. If I have a choice I go with the shop that is not posted. Either way I don’t make an issue of it. What and if I’m carrying is no body’s business but mine.
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