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Waffle House is Anti -Gun

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by zaraster, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. zaraster

    zaraster Member

    Mar 19, 2008
    Emails to and from Waffel House
    Ms Murner

    Thanks for the info . No members of our organization will be eating at your Restaurants anymore.
    You should know we are the good guys we have been checked by the FBI and state.
    Trained with fire arms . and less likely to break any law than other citizens.
    Your stores have good food and service and will be missed by our members.

    Customer Service <> wrote:
    Thank you for inquiring about Waffle House's firearm policy. Our policy is no fire arms, guns,
    knives or other potentially dangerous weapons of any kind are allowed on Waffle House property
    except in the possession of a law enforcement officer or a security guard (in uniform). Anyone else
    is asked to leave their weapon locked in their car while dining in the restaurant.

    Caroline Murner
    Waffle House, Inc.
    Customer Service

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Waffle House Customer [mailto:]
    Sent: Friday, April 04, 2008 6:55 PM
    To: Customer Service
    Subject: Waffle House Web Form Message

    Site ID: Waffle House
    Subject: Waffle House Web Form Message
    First Name: Randy
    Last Name:
    Address1: City: Ennis
    State: TX
    Zip Code: 75119
    E-mail Address:
    Phone Number:
    Special 1: all
    Special 2: all
    Comments: What is company policy regarding American citizens with hand gun license
    caring concealed in your Restaurants
    I am associated with a large group of licensed hand gun owners
    ** End of Comments **

  2. DrBart2

    DrBart2 Active Member

    Mar 10, 2008
    Do they post the 3006 sigh? I haven't been to a Waffle House in a long time. I usually go to IHOP which has no restrictions.
  3. JKTex

    JKTex Well-Known

    Mar 11, 2008
    DFW, North Texas
    I can't say I have EVER seen a sign in compliance with 30.06 anywhere.

    So, unless a Manager for some reason feels compelled to let you know they do not allow concealed carry, it's another case of throwing it against the wall and see what sticks. Don't cause a problem, but don't stick. :cool:
  4. 300shooter

    300shooter Active Member

    Mar 6, 2008
    the waffle house that I was in has a Ghostbuster type sign in the second set of doors you have to go into.

    I have been in waffle house's in Va. Ark. and Tenn. and open carried in the one in Va. with no problems.

    So I would say you can CC in there as concealed is concealed.
  5. Shorts

    Shorts TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Mar 28, 2008

    Don't ask, don't tell :D
  6. SIG_Fiend

    SIG_Fiend Administrator TGT Supporter Admin

    Feb 21, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Yep, the only legal sign in Texas is the 30.06 sign of course, and there are some specific regulations on the sizing of the letters, etc:

    Technically, if they don't have the proper 30.06 sign, you can still carry in a business where they may not like it. The only catch is that, if someone sees you printing and the manager asks you to leave, you have to otherwise you can be charged with trespassing. I say carry anyways if there is no 30.06 sign, and leave if asked to. Even if the manager puts up a big fuss about it, you still have not committed a legal offense so there is nothing they can do except ask you to leave.
  7. Madhouse

    Madhouse Active Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Houston, TX
    Maybe you should inquire specifically about licensed armed citizens, if you really want to know.
  8. brainiac

    brainiac Member

    Mar 7, 2008
    Parker County
    I avoid Waffle House because a) their hash browns are fake freeze-dried and b) they get robbed a lot and there's never a good exit or any good cover.
  9. Double Naught Spy

    Double Naught Spy Active Member

    Mar 4, 2008
    North Texas
    LOL, I always find it funny when people complain about not being able to carry in places with really crappy food!!

    I endeavor not to eat in such places and some of y'all are fighting to eat there. Holy smokes!
  10. Texas1911

    Texas1911 TGT Addict

    May 29, 2017
    Austin, TX
    Yeah, Waffle House isn't going to ruin my day. If it was like Dan's Hamburgers, or Kirbey Lane, then that'd suck.

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