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Toby Keith Has a No Gun Policy at Restaurant in Virginia

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I certainly never would have expected this from Toby Keith.

Toby’s I Love This Bar and Grill opened in Woodbridge, Virginia this week with a sign on the door: “No guns permitted.”  The gun friendly state of Virginia allows a person with a concealed carry handgun permit to carry a gun “onto the premises of any restaurant or club” which has a license to sell alcohol, provided the permit holder does not “consume an alcoholic beverage while on the premises.”

According to InsideNova.com, there are plenty of would-be patrons who “posted their displeasure with [the no-gun] rule on the restaurant’s Facebook page” on December 23.

One user wrote, “That sign on the door means that I will never try your restaurant … It is a cultural thing among we Americans … It is the fact that you seek to restrict a Constitutional Right that bothers the public. This is what will cost you.”

Another user commented, “I am now ashamed to say I was ever a fan of yours [T]oby. You truly are a hypocrite.”

On December 24, all the posts complaining about the no gun rule had been deleted.

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2 Responses to “Toby Keith Has a No Gun Policy at Restaurant in Virginia”

  1. bob says:

    I’ve been disappointed in TK because of all his drinking songs, like “get drunk & be somebody” and “get my drink on”, but I applaud him on his decision here. As a Vietnam vet, I’ve always appreciated his support of our troops.

  2. Ash says:

    I’m not sure why people are saying he’s denying them their Constitutional right. The Constitution protects your right to bear arms as a “well regulated militia”. A militia is a group of citizens that join forces against the government or state. I don’t believe Toby Keith nor his restaurant is a “government or state”, so no rights are being violated here. He has the right to refuse weapons in his establishment, the same as I have the right to ban them from my home if I choose.

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