Guns in America: Who feels safe when all the guns to bear?

"warning! This is not a weapons-free Zone“, it screams in large letters from the sign outside next to the entrance. In the window, revolvers, hunting rifles an

Guns in America: Who feels safe when all the guns to bear?

"warning! This is not a weapons-free Zone“, it screams in large letters from the sign outside next to the entrance. In the window, revolvers, hunting rifles and carbide are lamps, surrounded by American flags. But this is not a weapons business, but a Burger Restaurant: The "Shooters Grill" is located in the small town of Rifle in the U.S. state of Colorado. Rifle, how rifle. So the city is really.

In the case of "Shooters," as the Locals the Local call, are guns so important as the waffle iron in the kitchen. A cardboard figure of the President is located front of the guests, you can purchase T-Shirts, and so on "God, guns, and Trump" is advertised. The friendly waitress holding a Notepad in Hand, on your belt, a Beretta, caliber 40 depends. "Some customers give us ammunition for a tip," says the young woman, and winks at me.

"Here no one would dare to Rob it"

In the "shooter" is armed with the entire staff, the Colt on the hip belongs to the fixed program. The dishes are called "Smoking Gun"Steaks, "M16 burrito", and "Swiss & Wesson"Sandwiches (with Swiss cheese), the appetizers are referred to as "shooting exercises". It comes with the guests well. "We feel very comfortable here," said Ken Kriz, a Vietnam war veteran who dines here regularly. His wife, Karma agrees: "This is the safest place in the city. Here, no one would dare to Rob it.“

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The waitresses, the cardboard-Trump, the menu: all of the sounds ad to a funny Gag, to photo opportunities, with Facebook and Instagram and new customers to attract. This is the a side. But behind the restaurant concept a political Dimension is included. The "Shooters" around in the Small all of the claims that the powerful gun lobby for the country as a whole calls for the following: no restrictions, no bans, no bad Conscience.

Around 300 million guns in the United States, in circulation, statistically, a gun or a pistol comes to almost every inhabitant. Big cities like Chicago or Baltimore, where every year, hundreds die by shootings, are increasing their efforts to ban guns in Restaurants, pubs and shopping centres. The Walmart supermarket chain moved in the last year, the powerful lobby group, "National Rifle Association" (NRA) foamed with rage. Instead of Criminal denounce, crime, the group to streamline the office, respectable citizens. Soon, predicted the NRA would support shopping people elsewhere – in shops, "the America's fundamental freedoms." Particularly in rural regions of the second amendment of the American Constitution, which guarantees all citizens the right to gun ownership is sacred.

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 05:20

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