Texas News

News > Texas News > Target 'respectfully' bans shoppers from packing heat

Target 'respectfully' bans shoppers from packing heat

Target is "respectfully" requesting that shoppers not bring guns into their stores.  The retailer posted a notice on its website Wednesday and quickly drew attention on Twitter.   "Our approach has always been to follow local laws, and of course, we will continue to do so," the notice says. "But starting today we will also respectfully request that guests not bring firearms to Target – even in communities where it is permitted by law.

"We've listened carefully to the nuances of this debate and respect the protected rights of everyone involved. In return, we are asking for help in fulfilling our goal to create an atmosphere that is safe and inviting for our guests and team members."    http://www.wfaa.com/news/business/Target-respectfully-bans-shoppers-from-packing-heat-265535891.html

Texas News

Residents of Dallas are being warned of several "jugging" crimes across the city involving stolen money recently...
Potholes have turned a west Houston couple into hubcap collectors. It is Royce and Lauren Beam's accidental new...
At least one state lawmaker and a slew of protesters made their opposition to Texas Muslim Capitol Day known on...
(from Governor's Press Office) Governor Greg Abbott today announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging...
The state's public safety department says a suspect was fatally shot after he killed a police dog following a car...