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

Pistol Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 8:55 AM
Your faith in federal agents is touching, Rep. I like the way you say "we". I seriously doubt you would want to be any part of any attempt to punish "that just one misstep". That would take a certain level of courage and commitment. As for people going to get killed, the next bunch of rioterlooterarsonists who decides they want to watch a burn baby burn scene are far more likely to find themselves in the line of fire than a group of homeowners minding their own business. Just because you would like to see something happen doesn't make it likely.

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...