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Target 'Respectfully' Says Leave Your Guns at Home

Target 'Respectfully' Says Leave Your Guns at Home
Posted Wednesday, July 2nd 2014 @ 12pm  by Shelley Hazen, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – You can’t bring your .38 to Target anymore. The company—whose logo is, ironically, basically a shooting range target—has "respectfully" requested that customers keep their firearms at home and out of stores—even in communities where carrying a gun in public is legal,USA Today reports. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America quickly lauded the move; the group began a petition a month ago to pressure Target to prohibit guns and got 400,000 signatures. The group had also released images of Open Carry Texas members toting rifles in a Dallas Target, "down the same aisles where we shop for diapers and toys."

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