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Freemarket warrior band from mall! Will you contact the mall?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:31 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Free Market Warrior was recently kicked out of the Concord Mills mall in NC.

    Why? The store sold Anti Obama and conservative material. One of the main reasons the store was banned was the selling of a baby bib that read "Thanks mom & dad for choosing life". The complaint was made by one person, yes, only one person.

    I have checked, The store was not vulgar or racist in any way.

    Sounds like nazi Germany tactics towards Jewish store owners to me.

    Speak out!!!

    You can contact the mall at the below

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • link<br /><br /><a href="https://www.simon.com/mall/feedback.aspx?ID=1239" target="_blank"><span style="color: #005177;">https://www.simon.com/mall/feedback.aspx?ID=1239</span></a><br /><br /><br /><br />Or call (if you can handle the loooong recording)<br /><br />1-704-979-3000<br /><br />These are the things we need to speak out about, the little things that turn into total control of our freedoms.<br /></p>

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • sory about that mess but the link is in there
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:34 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • You can phone them at this number 1-704-979-3000
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:36 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • LOL I go to Concord Mills all the time, I live about 45 minutes away from it.
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 1:37 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • I think malls are privately owned and can kick out whatever renter they want for not being in line with what they want their mall to be. The store owners that agree to be in malls are required to abide by the mall decisions about things like signage, store displays, what they are allowed to sell, hours of operation, etc. It's a mall thing. (I know because before I opened my store I looked into some mall spaces that were available. They are extremely specific with their requirements. That's why I opened my store in a street corner store.)
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 1:37 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • One of the main reasons the store was banned was the selling of a baby bib that read "Thanks mom & dad for choosing life". The complaint was made by one person, yes, only one person.
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    WTF?? You shouldn't get a pat on the back for having your baby. That is the most stupidest bib i have ever seen. And why would a parent buy that for their infant. Jeez you hear and see something new everyday. But as far as the store in general. I would just walk by it and ignore it.
    2princesnaKing

    Answer by 2princesnaKing at 1:45 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • If they don't want their corporate image associated with that school of thought, it's their right to rent their space to a less controversial tenant.

    Personally I think a better policy would be a sign on the storefront explaining that out of respect for freedom of speech they are allowing the store to stay but disavow any support of its messages.
    autodidact

    Answer by autodidact at 1:51 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • I ran a restaurant in a simon mall. The lease terms are extremely specific and cannot be terminated on one complaint, unless it is a kiosk, who have short term leases. They have very good upper management and wouldn't be stupid enough to fight this battle without being able to prove they are legally in the right.

    I can guarantee you their butts are covered.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:52 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Sounds like nazi Germany tactics towards Jewish store owners to me.


    whatever, Godwin.

    autodidact

    Answer by autodidact at 1:52 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

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