RIFLE, Colo. (CBS4)– A popular restaurant in Rifle has reopened despite receiving a cease and desist order. Shooters Grill is known for serving food to customers who carry firearms.
The restaurant reopened on Saturday. Owner Lauren Boebert tweeted “If you want freedom, you have to go out and take it.”READ MORE: Palisade Peach Farmer 'Not Too Awfully Worried' Year After Devastating Crop Season
Yesterday, I opened my restaurant in Rifle, CO.
Small businesses everywhere deserve the chance to open up. We are the life blood of this nation’s economy.
— Lauren Boebert for Congress (R-CO3) (@laurenboebert) May 10, 2020READ MORE: Denver Weather: Snow Likely Overnight Into Wednesday
She opened the restaurant Saturday has served 300 to 400 people so far.
The Rifle Police Department delivered a cease and desist order on Tuesday.
“There’s no difference into going into my restaurant for 20 minutes and someone going into a salon for an hour-and-a-half,” said Boebert.MORE NEWS: Colorado Pauses Use Of Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine
Boebert said she will do everything to keep her doors open and her staff employed.