The intimidation of businesses continues…

Sonic and Chili’s have joined a handful of other restaurants in asking customers to leave their firearms at home.

The latest decisions come after a viral video showed open carry activists in Texas attempting to visit Sonic and Chili’s. They were asked to leave both locations, despite the absence of a company-wide policy on the issue.

“We’re asking that customers refrain from bringing guns onto our patios or into our indoor dining areas,” Sonic announced on Friday.

Chili’s, owned by Brinker International, said in a statement, “We kindly ask that guests refrain from openly carrying firearms into our restaurants and we will continue to follow state and local laws on this issue.”

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