Posted May 19, 2016 11:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

Mercedes Benz of Austin (courtesy The Truth About Guns)

I open carry in Austin. I’ve suddenly noticed that the places where I can open carry are shrinking in direct relation to the places I open carry. Bringing my CLS into Mercedes Benz of Austin for service, I discovered this sign on the door. Had a rash of open carriers harshed their customer’s “gun-free” mellow? Nope. Just little old me. This isn’t the first time I’ve inspired a “no open carry allowed” 30.07 sign . . .

One magically appeared at a local eatery called Vert’s Kebap after an open carry visit.

So be it, I guess. Private business owners have a right to suspend my civil rights on their private property — unless they do so because of my skin color, sexual orientation, religion or anything else not having to do with my Second Amendment protected right to keep and bear arms.

Yes, well, there is that.

I have a strict policy regarding businesses that ban concealed carry (as directed by a 30.06 sign): they can’t have my money. Except for Whole Foods where, yes, I disarm before entering. Because I have a vegetarian daughter. And OK, fit women of a certain age wearing yoga pants are in abundance. <a class="colorbox" …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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