‘Guns Are Welcome on Our Premises’ Sign Sparks Intense Debate

‘Guns Are Welcome on Our Premises’ Sign Sparks Intense Debate

A Kansas restaurant has sparked a heated debate on social media after posting a picture to its Facebook page stating, “Guns are welcome on our premises.” Riverside Cafe in Wichita, Kansas, last Saturday morning posted a picture of a grey and white handgun with a green circle around it, underneath the declaration that guns are welcome. The image was captioned, “We fully support the 2nd amendment.” Since it went up on Facebook, the response has been swift, with more than 550 reactions and hundreds of comments both praising and criticizing the stance. “I’ll be in regularly. Thanks for your public support of the 2nd amendment,” one person in favor of the sign wrote. “I’m not in Wichita anymore. But this post is awesome, bold and worthy of recognition for the simple fact that there’s a right to bear arms and you support that right! Next time I’m in town, I’ll be sure to stop by and support your business!” user Danielle Welch commented. While Pat McCleave wrote, “Scratch one more place of business off my list of places I will choose to spend my money.” “Kansas laws allow gun-toting with no permits nor training. Often with no background check! Sorry, will no longer be a customer,” another critical of the post wrote on Facebook. Owner Paul Cohlmia was unaware of the reactions on social media, telling The Wichita Eagle he has someone new managing his social media and did not know the post went up. However, once made aware […]

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