Detroit, Michigan CCW Class Instructor's boycott page of a local International House of Pancake Restaurant (IHOP) on Facebook tops 600 members.
Online PR News – 14-November-2010 – – The "Boycott The Detroit IHOP - Crime Empowerment Zone" page on Facebook - a popular social networking site - as a consequence of asking customers to not patronize that business which operates on Jefferson Avenue in downtown Detroit, has generated a lot interest. Currently, the boycott has in excess of 600 participants and is growing larger every day.
The boycott was initiated by a local Michigan CCW Class Instructor, Rick Ector, in response to that eatery's ban on the possession of all legally carried firearms - openly carried or lawfully concealed carried with a state of Michigan permit. In Michigan, open carry of a pistol in a visible holster is legal without a license. Furthermore, the concealed carry of a handgun is also legal if the person has a Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL).
Ector, a former robbery victim, believes that the restaurant's ban on handguns creates a dangerous dining environment for customers. The reasoning, according to Ector, is that if a business bans guns then armed criminals will know where they can find unarmed people to rob, rape, and assault. The boycott will remain in effect until this local IHOP location drops it gun ban.
Rick Ector is a National Rifle Association credentialed Firearms Trainer, who provides Michigan CCW Class training in Detroit for students at his firearms school - Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit. Ector is a recognized expert in firearm safety and has been featured extensively in the national and local media: Associated Press, NRAnews, Fox News Detroit, The Detroit News, WJLB, WGPR and the UrbanShooterPodcast.
For more info about the Detroit IHOP boycott and Detroit Michigan CCW Classes, please contact: Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit