My grandson, wife and myself went to the Moline Regal theater just this last Saturday. I was aware of this new security idea of theirs.
I am licensed to carry a concealed firearm. People like myself take this responsibility very seriously. I do this to protect my loved ones and even others if the need should arise. I could have walked right in with my firearm and my 40 rounds of ammo as you said because no one gave me a second look, but my wife's bag was quickly checked.
If I'd been a bad guy I would have been alone in a viewing room with innocent, defenseless victims. Regal's idea is for no other reason that PR value. My wife's bag could have been stuffed with what-ever and the kid wouldn't have known the difference. The next movie we see will be across the river in Davenport.
Their signs do not have the force of law as the ones in Illinois do and everyone will be just a bit safer for my being able to Concealed Carry to a theater. I hope nothing ever happens in the Moline Regal, but it is a safer place for the bad guys now.
Reviewer is in unhappy mood. Please immediately contact the author of this review to discuss "lame security/disallowed ccl" of regal cinemas security policy. Regal Cinemas needs to "permit licensed concealed carry of firearms. the bad guys aren't caring about the sign stuck on the door. it only disarms the good guys" according to poster's claims.
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