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It is apparent that many are skittish when it comes to heavy artillery and powerful equipment. However, some people have the tendency to take their fear overboard and make a bad situation worse… This story from Fox News covers a woman’s stand against “people who like guns.”


After the deadly terror attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, a restaurant owner in Portland (Maine not Oregon) wanted to do something “outside the box” in order to solve the problem of “gun violence” in America.

So she wrote a post on Facebook.

Anne Verrill, owner of two Portland-area restaurants, wrote on Facebook that anyone who owns—or even supports an individual’s right to own—an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, may “no longer enter either of my restaurants, because the only thing I want to teach my children is love.”

The post was deleted after a bunch of people on the internet who like guns found out about it and wrote mean things and threatened to boycott.

The New York Times published a rather breathless account of Verrill’s activism:

This time she took a stand, knowing it could hurt her business in a pro-gun, largely rural state, where hunting and target practice are immensely popular and where the political schisms run deep.

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