Levi's CEO: Please don't bring guns into our stores

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Levi's CEO: Please don't bring guns into our stores

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Post by gtolbert09 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:58 pm

The CEO of Levi's is asking customers and employees not to bring guns into its stores, offices or facilities, even in states where it's legal.

Levi Strauss & Co. President and CEO Chip Bergh writes Wednesday in an open letter posted on LinkedIn that a customer was injured in a Levi's store recently after the customer's own gun inadvertently went off. Bergh says the presence of firearms in stores creates an "unsettling environment" for many of its employees and customers.

He says the San Francisco-based company isn't banning guns, just requesting people not bring them into its places of business. Bergh writes that "trying to enforce a ban could potentially undermine the purpose of the ban itself: safety."

He says the company hopes "responsible gun owners will respect our position."
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Post by txglock21 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:07 pm

Well he won't have to worry about me carrying in his stores because I won't be going in any of his stores. :coolgleamA:
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Post by Smokey613 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:08 pm

gtolbert09 wrote:
He says the San Francisco-based company isn't banning guns, just requesting people not bring them into its places of business.
Typical Liberal logic ^^^^
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Post by bblhd672 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:10 pm

I can't believe everything I read in the mainstream media, so I'll just have to rely on whether or not there is the appropriate signage on the door.


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Post by treadlightly » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:17 pm

Guess I'll have to buy my Wranglers somewhere else. Oh, well.

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Post by aero10 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:21 pm

Doesn't matter, I wear Wranglers.


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Post by jason812 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:22 pm

Never seen a Levi's store but I wear Wranglers. This doesn't affect me.

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Post by anygunanywhere » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:23 pm

aero10 wrote:Doesn't matter, I wear Wranglers.
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Post by jsclark12 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:34 pm

Looks like I will be switching from Levi's to another brand.

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Post by PatrickMas20 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:37 pm

Levi's have stores?

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Post by KC5AV » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:38 pm

jsclark12 wrote:Looks like I will be switching from Levi's to another brand.

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I had to make that same switch a few years ago, when I saw Levi Strauss on a list of business that donate to anti-gun organizations.
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Post by John Galt » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:39 pm

Doesn't effect me as I am a Wrangler guy.

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Post by mojo84 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:48 pm

I quit wearing Levi's long ago when I realized just how liberal the company leadership is. Pretty disappointing as I really like some of their jeans.


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Post by lildave40 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:53 pm

PatrickMas20 wrote:Levi's have stores?

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They have one in Katy mills mall. But it is posted 30.06. 30.07

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Post by AndyC » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:59 pm

Fine with me - I most recently bought 2 sets of Wranglers and have another pair arriving today. See ya!

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