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A recent piece in The New York Times highlights the choices and obligations facing employers in Illinois as the result of the passage of Firearm Concealed Carry Act. In the article, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz explained the company’s new position on the emotionally charged issue of gun rights: Starbucks is asking the public and its employees not bring guns to its stores and store grounds, unless they are licensed peace officers. Explaining that Starbucks is not a policy maker, and is neither pro- nor anti-gun, Schultz explained that guns should not be part of the Starbucks experience.