Driftwood outdoors: Promoters forgot about freedom

When Reed Exhibitions made the mistake of banning ARs from the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show, the largest consumer sports show in the country, they shot themselves in the proverbial foot.

I suppose the British-based company forgot what happened the last time their countrymen wanted to tread on our freedoms.

“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 traditions enjoyed by American families,” said Chet Burchett, Reed Exhibitions president for the Americas.

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