PECULIAR, MISSOURI — A small “cash only” cafe located in a rural farming community is taking a bold new stance on self-defense. Katie’s Cafe put up a sign reading, “lawfully permitted weapons are encouraged on these premises.” It’s one added step towards letting patrons and potential bad guys know that people inside are armed and prepared.
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“If people are worried about somebody having a gun and carrying it illegally, coming in and trying to start something, maybe that will deter them from starting anything, or trying anything,” said Dan Vest, a regular customer of the cafe.
Makes sense, right? Everything’s done in cash in this little quaint cafe adjacent to farmlands. The real question: why isn’t this the norm?
What is the worst that happens if a store puts up a sign saying it encourages lawful carrying of handguns and firearms? Does it affect business detrimentally for people to know there are others amongst them who will come to their defense?
Here’s the thing: stores used to be communal spots where people congregated, talked, and broke bread together over a cup of coffee. When did that change to restricting firearms?
People have become unreasonably fearful of guns and irrationally afraid of …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation