Why are there people wearing their guns on their hip at Starbucks in Chantilly, VA—
Charliemane (@uptsuga04) February 22, 2013
Because today is “Gun Owners Support Starbucks Day” in Northern Virginia.
According to CBS’ D.C. affiliate, the fact that Starbucks has stayed out of the gun control debate has scored the coffee chain points with gun owners. And today, gun rights advocates are proudly ordering sipping their coffees while celebrating their right to bear arms:
Of course, not everyone is so supportive of citizens supporting the Second Amendment:
Today is Take a Firearm to Starbucks Day in Virginia washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-stat… A 9mm on your belt won't make the 9mm below your belt bigger.—
Col. Morris Davis (@ColMorrisDavis) February 22, 2013
Gun grabbers notwithstanding, event organizer Ed Levine hopes this will be the first of many annual Support Starbucks Days.
For more information, you can visit the event’s Facebook page.