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No guns allowed policy at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill divides fans

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The “No Guns Permitted” sign on the door at the Woodbridge, Va. location of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill has fans divided and even sparked a debate on the locations’s Facebook page.

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Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill may earn an estimated $12 million dollars for the “Red Solo Cup” singer, but according to a report from WWGP 1050 on Dec. 31, the location in Woodbridge, Va. may not be one of Toby Keith’s more successful locations. The “No Guns Permitted” policy at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill's Woodbridge, Va. location has some fans calling Keith a “Nazi” and several upset fans even posted that they had no intention of patronizing his restaurants.

The staff of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill’s Woodbridge, Va. location posted a response to the outrage over the location’s no guns allowed policy. It should be noted that Toby Keith’s involvement in each of the I Love This Bar & Grill’s locations and he may not be heavily involved in the day-to-day operations of the Woodbridge, VA. location.

“While we understand and respect every person’s right to own and bear arms, we at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill, with guidance from the State of Virginia and based on insurance regulation, have adopted a no weapons policy. It is our desire to provided [sic] a safe, enjoyable and entertaining experience for our patrons and staff.”

Toby Keith is no stranger to controversy. In 2002 an feud erupted between he and Natalie Maines, lead singer of the Dixie Chicks over a comment Maines made about then president George W. Bush. Both singers wrote songs about the feud. Toby Keith swung first with “The Angry American” and a few years later the Dixie Chicks responded with “I’m Not Ready to Make Nice.”

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