PR Starbucks petition tells Congress ‘now’s the time to come together’ A few weeks after asking customers to keep their guns out of stores, the coffee chain is taking another political stand, albeit one with which most people agree. By Matt WilsonOct. 14, 2013 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.