RIFLE, Colo. (CBS4) – A restaurant in Rifle which opened against a cease and desist order had its license suspended. Shooters Grill opened on Wednesday despite the order given by the Rifle Police Department
The owner, Lauren Boebert, said she needed to open to avoid shutting their doors forever.READ MORE: Road Rage Leads To Shooting On Interstate 25 In Denver
Friday evening, the Garfield County Health Department issued the suspension.
Boebert, a Republican running to unseat Republican Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-3), will have a virtual hearing about the suspension on Monday.
“If you want freedom, you have to go out and take it,” Boebert previously stated on social media.
Yesterday, I opened my restaurant in Rifle, CO.READ MORE: Aurora Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead & 17 Year Old Injured
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, 2020
Friday night, Boebert said Gov. Jared Polis’ orders are bankrupting small businesses.MORE NEWS: Colorado's Comeback: McGregor Square Trying To Fill Open Positions Ahead Of All-Star Game