Open carry has caused waves in recent months. But at one Colorado eatery, it’s just another day on the job.
Yup, most of the wait staff have a pistol or revolver hanging off their hips, as do many hungry customers.
As restaurant owner Lauren Boebert points out in the above video from Grand Junction’s KJCT8.com, this is not a stunt meant to drive business. Instead, she initiated the practice around a year ago when Shooters opened as a way for she, her staff and her customers to exercise their Second Amendment rights.
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According to the KJCT8.com’s report, carrying is not mandatory by employees. But if they do plan to strap on their shooting irons, they much go through a handgun training course that is a prerequisite to obtain a concealed carry permit in Colorado.
The restaurant has even gone a step further in advocating the Second Amendment, hosting monthly concealed carry permit classes – complete with a free meal.