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For Immediate Release
Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show Boycotters Stand United
Harrisburg, PA – When the ever popular Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA announced this year that they made the “decision not to include certain products that in the current climate may attract negative attention that would distract from the strong focus on hunting and fishing at this family-oriented event” a few representatives from a group of outdoors based websites leaped into action in a stance that ‘enough was enough’.
In what is clearly becoming a more common mindset among the sportsmen, shooting and hunting groups, people are tired of being told that their hobbies, businesses and lifestyles are the root cause of violence in this country.
In what is clearly becoming a more common mindset among the sportsmen, shooting and hunting groups, people are tired of being told that their hobbies, businesses and lifestyles are the root cause of violence in this country. Law abiding gun owners are continuing to stand up in unison to declare that they are not going to pay for other peoples crimes with their rights. This Boycott is hopefully only the beginning of us taking a more stringent and unilateral stance we demand be heard.
Since the Face Book page and website MyNortheastOutdoors.com were launched only a day after the announcement, hundreds of vendors have dropped out of the show, including Cabellas, FOXPRO, Trop Gun Shop. Trop Gun Shop has even announced a FREE AR rifle giveaway. In order to be entered to win, you must simply submit a receipt of purchase from one of the vendors who have pulled out of the show.
MyNortheastOutdoors.com has also just announced today they are building and hosting an online ‘Virtual Sports Show’ where vendors who have pulled out of the show can post their products, services and trips for sale in an effort to help vendors recover the thousands of dollars they spent on a booth at the show which has been deemed ‘Non Refundable’ by the shows promoter.