Dallas Restaurant Serves Up Message to NRA Visitors

With the National Rifle Association in town for the weekend, restaurateur Joe Groves has a message for its members: He wants your business.But also, he'd like you to contribute to a cause he believes in.Customers who visit Ellen's in the West End over the weekend will be greeted with a message when they get their receipts: "Thanks for visiting Ellen's! A portion of this week's proceeds will be donated to organizations dedicated to implementing reasonable and effective gun regulations. Welcome to Dallas!"Groves, who has owned the restaurant since 2012, also wants you to know something:"I am not anti-gun. I am not anti-Second Amendment," he said. "As the owner of a restaurant and as someone who cares about these issues, being pro-Second Amendment and being pro-safety are not incompatible."  Continue reading...

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