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Nation's Largest Outdoor Show Falls Apart After No "Modern Sporting Rifles" Policy Implemented

Bob from PA Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:28 PM
Reed, a british company, retreats. It is time fro an American company to take over this event.
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 10:34 PM
How come the Brits have it in the first place, when/where did this show start and who started it?

The Harrisburg Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, the nation's largest annual gathering of sporting outfitters, hunters, sportsman, shooters and others, has been postponed indefinitely after facing massive backlash over a new policy banning the display and sale of "modern sporting rifles." The policy was implemented Monday and just five days later, the show has been cancelled after being scheduled to take place February 2-10 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

"Our original decision not to include certain products in the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show this year was made in order to preserve the event's historical focus on the hunting and fishing...