Posted July 8, 2015 2:00 pm by Comments

By Nick Leghorn

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Whataburger is a well-liked and well established Texas burger franchise. You can’t roll through a small town in Texas without passing a Whataburger or two, and their delicious burgers are reason enough why. Heck, it was while sitting in a Whataburger drive-thru with Tyler Kee after my first morning hunting that I decided to move down to the Lone Star State full time. While Whataburger is a proud Texas empire, it seems that they aren’t embracing the forthcoming decriminalization of open carry with open arms . . .

On July 2nd, the CEO of Whataburger penned an open letter clarifying their position on firearms. In it, he uses the all too familiar “I’m a gun-loving hunter and concealed carry holder, but…”

Whataburger supports customers’ Second Amendment rights and we respect your group’s position, but we haven’t allowed the open carry of firearms in our restaurants for a long time (although we have not prohibited licensed conceal carry). It’s a business decision we made a long time ago and have stood by, and I think it’s important you know why.

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We’ve had many customers and employees tell us they’re uncomfortable being around someone with a visible firearm who is not a …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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