If you frequent the Starbucks on Richmond Road, a change in policy is coming. According to the New York Times, “Starbucks is asking customers to leave firearms behind when they are in its stores and its outdoor seating areas.”

Although some may not agree with this policy, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said,

Nevertheless, customers in many stores have been jarred and fairly uncomfortable to see guns in our stores, not understanding the issue and feeling that guns should not be part of the Starbucks experience, especially when small kids are around.”

Starbucks will pay for ad space in major national newspapers detailing the company’s decision in a document called ‘The Open Letter” on Thursday.

[MSN News]