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

Doug5049 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 7:56 PM
The behavior of bad people is no reason to deprive good people of their rights.
rk58 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 8:48 PM
Absolutely.. secondly.. there is zero proof that gun bans do anything other allow weapons to eventually concentrate in the hands of the criminals. There was an assault gun ban on during Columbine for crying out loud.

Furthermore, bans on items a market wants do NOT eliminate the items. That NEVER happens. If it did, we wouldn't have marijuana, cocaine, heroin flooding the streets of countries across the world. What happens with bans is that the sales go black market. So even the idea that the items can be banned is moronic.

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...