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

rk58 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 8:42 PM
What is sickening is when an unarmed populace is tyrannized. These aren't philosophical concepts we are talking about here, but hard won experience based on a knowledge of history. The whole point of enshrining the 2nd amendment is to prevent a tyranny from forming. And the clearest sign of a tyrnanny is an attempt to disarm the populace. Violent crimes happen everywhere, regardless of the state of weapons ownership.. and crime goes DOWN when anyone is allowed conceal/carry. Wonder why that is? Fear is never a good way to make decisions.

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...