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#6102527 - 12/26/15 11:15 AM HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry
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http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article51600940.html

If this has been discussed already or wrong forum I apologize.
Probably gonna be a boom (no pun) for sign makers next few months.
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#6102533 - 12/26/15 11:18 AM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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Thanks for posting. My son-in-law told me Christmas eve that it was all CHL. This clarifies it a little. Don't want to have to buy my meat and produce at Walmart sick
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#6102534 - 12/26/15 11:18 AM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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saw that on the news, still can do the CHL thing.

I think this will become common place in most business
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#6102584 - 12/26/15 11:49 AM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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I think seeing customers with guns on their hips would run off more customers than protestors.
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#6102614 - 12/26/15 12:14 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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I think we will see a lot more big chain stores do the same.
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#6102645 - 12/26/15 12:45 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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Open carry puts guns in the reach of children in shopping carts. One lady was killed this year by her two year old and she had her gun in her purse.
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#6102648 - 12/26/15 12:48 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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Fellow lease member took his kids into Sanderson for a break from the hunt to see the "big city lights" last week. Everyone was openly packing, including the waitress. 'Course, they're 10 miles from the reever.
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#6102664 - 12/26/15 01:00 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: Creekrunner]
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Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Fellow lease member took his kids into Sanderson for a break from the hunt to see the "big city lights" last week. Everyone was openly packing, including the waitress. 'Course, they're 10 miles from the reever.


It's still not legal.

"Texas supermarket chain H-E-B will not allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores even when the new state law legalizing open carry goes into effect in January.

H-E-B has started to post signs at its entrances prohibiting open carry. A company spokeswoman says H-E-B is maintaining a long-held policy to only permit concealed carry in its stores."
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#6102699 - 12/26/15 01:45 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: bill oxner]
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Open carry puts guns in the reach of children in shopping carts. One lady was killed this year by her two year old and she had her gun in her purse.


That's a condemnation for concealed carry. If it had been in a retention holster on her hip, that child would have never been able to get ahold of it. Even a simple leather holster with a snap.
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#6102774 - 12/26/15 03:05 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Open carry puts guns in the reach of children in shopping carts. One lady was killed this year by her two year old and she had her gun in her purse.


That's a condemnation for concealed carry. If it had been in a retention holster on her hip, that child would have never been able to get ahold of it. Even a simple leather holster with a snap.


Are retention holders required by law for open carry?
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#6102816 - 12/26/15 03:44 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: bill oxner]
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Open carry puts guns in the reach of children in shopping carts. One lady was killed this year by her two year old and she had her gun in her purse.


That's a condemnation for concealed carry. If it had been in a retention holster on her hip, that child would have never been able to get ahold of it. Even a simple leather holster with a snap.


Are retention holders required by law for open carry?


No sir. Just required by common sense.

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#6102832 - 12/26/15 03:52 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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I don't think most people are going to run in fear every time they see a
firearm on someone's hip. People are pretty quick to adapt to new things. Also, the number that actually carry this way will fade soon enough.
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#6103096 - 12/26/15 07:02 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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Originally Posted By: PKnTX
I don't think most people are going to run in fear every time they see a
firearm on someone's hip. People are pretty quick to adapt to new things. Also, the number that actually carry this way will fade soon enough.


I won't run but I will avoid them. They have to be kooks.
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#6106002 - 12/28/15 11:16 AM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: bill oxner]
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Originally Posted By: PKnTX
I don't think most people are going to run in fear every time they see a
firearm on someone's hip. People are pretty quick to adapt to new things. Also, the number that actually carry this way will fade soon enough.


I won't run but I will avoid them. They have to be kooks.


Kooks huh? Says the man with a colander on his head
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#6106185 - 12/28/15 12:45 PM Re: HEB grocery stores say NO to open carry [Re: PKnTX]
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Every business will be forced to make a choice on this issue, I have no problem with however the individual owner or corporation decides.....being in business is about making a profit not making political statements.
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