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Groupon Cancels All Gun-Related Deals

brimley Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:30 PM List of exhibitors boycotting the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show
brimley Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:32 PM
please show your appreciation to the good people at these companies who won't let the Jackboots stomp our Rights.

brimley Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:30 PM
As of Tuesday, more than 110 companies and celebrities have announced their plans as to pull out of the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show being held at the State Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg Feb. 2 through 10.

The boycotts are a result of the announcement by show organizer Reed Exhibitions that so-called assault rifles and high-capacity ammunition magazines will not be allowed to be displayed or sold at the show this year.

Here are the exhibitors and celebrities who have backed out of the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show:

Sadly, it’s true. Last week, Groupon joined the anti-gun brigade:

"All scheduled and current gun-related deals featured on Groupon North America, including shooting ranges, conceal-and-carry and clay shooting, have been placed on hiatus while we review internal standards that shape the deal inventory we feature. The category is under review following recent consumer and merchant feedback."

A local gun store owner in Texas said the deal he was offering for discounted concealed handgun license classes “went crazy” after President Obama’s gun control speech last week. Recognizing it looked as though the deal would max...

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