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Our next -- is that Texas gun shop owner who is now calling for a boycott.
Of group -- AptarGroup on the coupon site canceled his deal for a concealed handgun training course.
He says Groupon seems to be equating any one who believes in the Second Amendment.
With some sort of monster group -- issued this state.
All scheduled and current gun related deals featured on Groupon North America including shooting ranges.
Conceal and carry and -- shooting.
Have been placed on -- eight it is -- -- review internal standards.
That -- the deal inventory we feature the category is under review following recent consumer and merchant -- back.
Well joining us now is one of those customers.
I should say former -- Michael Cargill the owner of Austin, Texas.
Central Texas -- works good to have you with its.
Let me thank you for having me sir let me start with -- -- are now calling for a boycotted Groupon.
This -- you've ask your attorney to talk with -- has there been any development.
Since we came on the year.
No answer my attorney is still keep in contact we're going back and forth and we're keeping our options open.
And the most important thing is I -- I'm calling on every American.
Who believes in the right of safe and lawful gun ownership to join me in refusing to hand over even one cent.
To an organization that clearly has no respect for the Dole's.
Are protected our secular rights.
The Second Amendment I think that you know I won't speak for the entire nation but I think most of -- treasure every single right that we -- under the constitution.
Let me ask you this what had been the group the response within Groupon before they decided to.
To pull your -- Well.
Their response was you know first of all.
They contacted me a day after the deal -- and they said hey good deal was going great.
-- -- fact is doing so good that is going to.
It's -- -- sell out so how why don't we raise the limit of the deal.
The deal was actually supposed to be set for 600 people to sign up this is for a -- -- contact concealed carry that you would be leading to.
Yes sir that is correct.
And so I said okay great.
Then let us go -- and raised to 15100.
So they sent me an email.
And I -- I responded back -- asset approved and we raise the limits of 15100 people.
Now that's that's an amazing response and in an exceeding -- expectations and then what happened three days later.
Within three days later they contact me walked in my in my office there as -- hate we have cancel your deal.
I said why is -- well the CEO of the company.
Has decided that he is going to you cancel any deals -- have anything to do would guns.
Shooting -- -- -- or anything like that.
And I -- -- why we doing that they say well because of everything is going on in the news in the media.
In an end at the White House that we're gonna cancel anything that has anything to do.
And they are now quote unquote on high -- You're calling for this band.
But what has been the reaction from your customers.
From people we're going into your gun -- I'm getting a response from around the entire country I've been contacted by people Washington State people Illinois.
-- people in Missouri all the way in Florida.
And I was actually contacted by eighty year old woman.
Sexually assaulted by repeat sex offender who actually contacted Groupon to try to get the deal.
And they told her no so I she contacted me and I told her not only what I giving her the class I was actually going to give of the class for free.
Well good for -- and so your business is going through the Rupert you're.
Yes sir it is and and again but let's talk about that.
How to get a hold of -- in case somebody else would like -- avail themselves of your services.
That what what is it central Texas -- works dot com right yes.
Yes sir essential Texas gun works and the most important thing right there the rock and -- -- -- for everybody look there.
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Yes sir essential Texas -- -- the most important thing is.
The reason I got into this business in the first place is my grandmother when she was seventy years old.
She decided that she was gonna travel back to college to get her college degree prefer my grandmother had only got a high school education.
So -- -- -- -- she travel back to college to get her college degree.
I want my grandmother was traveling from a college library.
She was sitting at a bus stop waiting for a bus to come.
A guy came along -- in tried to reaper.
And at that point I decided that.
I was gonna make sure that every female -- daily -- tools they need to protect themselves and Groupon what they're doing is they are targeting.
Lawful gun ownership in this country and I've had enough.
I'm sick of everything is going on in the media and in the news -- in DC and with congress saying that they are.
Only thing they're doing is targeting lawful gun ownership in this country -- are people are taking the time -- -- get a busy schedule.
Two tickets and our course are to -- gun safety to learn the laws that are surrounding those firearms.
-- -- -- that time.
To sit in the course.
And we are punishing those people and I see no we're not gonna do that money -- Michael Cargill and -- -- boycott Groupon.
Michael cargo we thank you for being with this and Michael -- central Texas -- -- -- -- He may not be able personally view view area.
Concealed carry but I'll bet he knows supposed to refer you to act and other parts of the country if you can't get -- -- Texas.