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

Georgetwin-In-Pa Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 4:56 PM
Buck It looks like PA has turned the corner! Pennsylvania union membership declines: http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2013/01/23/pennsylvania-union-membership-declines.html
Mapache15 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 5:15 PM
They did not need the jobs, revenue and taxes that this little show provided. They needed to stand on principle!
Buck O Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 5:01 PM
It must be due to Corbett downsizing gubmint.

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...