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Thousands attend Crossroads of the West Gun Show in Ontario
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin ^ | 01/05/13 | Andrew Edwards

Posted on 01/05/2013 5:37:42 PM PST by rottndog

The Crossroads of the West Gun Show attracted thousands of firearms enthusiasts to Ontario Convention Center today. The crowd was so large that officials slowed entry to the show to a virtual crawl during the show's early hours to avoid overcrowding the venue.

Crossroads of the West typically attracts about 7,000 visitors during its Ontario appearances, show owner Bob Templeton said. He expects double that amount this weekend.

The crowd, he said, is likely a reaction to expectations that Congress will at least give serious consideration to major gun control legislation this year. For example, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has proposed a new federal assault weapons ban that would outlaw more than 100 specific weapons and magazines that can carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition, among other provisions.

(more of the article at the link)

(Excerpt) Read more at dailybulletin.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; assaultweapons; banglist; barrycrying; california; dificrying; guncontrol; gunshow; secondamendment; socal; veepconfused
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On my way to a PGR Mission at Ontario Airport this morning, I ran into absolute gridlock getting off the freeway....People going to(or trying to go to) the gun show....The show was so crowded the Fire Marshall showed up and had to limit entry. Great to see!!

BTW....Many thanks to Barack Obama, Diane Feinstein, Sarah Brady and the other gun grabbers....the BEST gun salespersons (gotta be PC) ever!

1 posted on 01/05/2013 5:37:53 PM PST by rottndog
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To: rottndog

With gun sales being what they are, I don’t think all of these people are buying guns just so they can turn them over to Barry and the ‘RATS.


2 posted on 01/05/2013 5:43:12 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Where can I pick up a 2013 Mayan calendar?)
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To: rottndog

There is a sizeable portion of the population of this country who probably don’t think “California” when we see the word Ontario.


3 posted on 01/05/2013 5:45:45 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: rottndog

So: Let me show my ignorance: How do you get a firearm bought in Ontario Canada Back into the U.S.?


4 posted on 01/05/2013 5:45:52 PM PST by Venturer
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To: rottndog

So Americans are crossing the border into Canada to buy guns, is that what you’re saying.


5 posted on 01/05/2013 5:46:03 PM PST by Ciexyz
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To: Ciexyz; adventurer

Ontario, CA


6 posted on 01/05/2013 5:47:43 PM PST by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: rottndog

Yes...this is Ontario, California.


7 posted on 01/05/2013 5:48:30 PM PST by rottndog (WOOF!!!)
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To: Ciexyz; Venturer

Evidently, there is another Ontario that is so important, they don’t even have to put the word “California” after it. We are supposed to know automatically that that is the one they mean.


8 posted on 01/05/2013 5:49:02 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: Past Your Eyes
There is a sizeable portion of the population of this country who probably don’t think “California” when we see the word Ontario.

That was my first thought...Canada? Well; about damn time!

9 posted on 01/05/2013 5:49:05 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Venturer

Ontario, CA


10 posted on 01/05/2013 5:49:06 PM PST by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: rottndog

I thought my son missed a good gun show - he would have been very annoyed. Then I looked up the Ontario Convention Centre.


11 posted on 01/05/2013 5:51:12 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: Venturer

Was gonna say...if I heard of a few C1A1s or Inglis Hi-Powers successfully crossing the border to a new life in the States, I’d have lit up a cigar!


12 posted on 01/05/2013 5:51:28 PM PST by M1903A1 ("We shed all that is good and virtuous for that which is shoddy and sleazy... and call it progress")
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To: All
With apologies to my Canadian brethren, I figured anyone who bothered to read the article at the link might take a hint....



13 posted on 01/05/2013 5:56:27 PM PST by rottndog (WOOF!!!)
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To: sonofagun
"Ontario, CA"

Ah, Ontario, CA. Thanks. CA is the country code for Canada, so we know that you're talking about Canada. ;-)


14 posted on 01/05/2013 6:00:14 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Venturer

Ontario Califunny. About 40 miles East of Lost Angeles.


15 posted on 01/05/2013 6:04:10 PM PST by passionfruit (When illegals become legal, even they won't do the work Americans won't do)
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To: familyop
Ah, Ontario, CA. Thanks. CA is the country code for Canada, so we know that you're talking about Canada. ;-)

I'm tired, it's late.

I didn't preview.

Distracted by my wife.

I'm 62 years old and am flirting with senility.

My dog was barking.

Ontario, CA, USA.

;^)

16 posted on 01/05/2013 6:14:27 PM PST by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: rottndog

I was there! Wild! But great deals all around! Prices were fair and I saw no price gouging. Fineswine can only hope on any ban. All must contact their Congress Critters to cut this off at the knees. The NRA booth signed up hundreds!


17 posted on 01/05/2013 6:20:39 PM PST by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2012! Allez Pack!)
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To: TaMoDee

I had thought about going back to the Gun show after the mission, but I heard about the Fire Marshall’s restrictions on the radio and decided not to. Probably the same tomorrow.

I’ll wait until Crossroads comes back to Costa Mesa, CALIFORNIA, USA.


18 posted on 01/05/2013 6:32:14 PM PST by rottndog (WOOF!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

BTTT


19 posted on 01/05/2013 6:33:19 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: passionfruit

Ontario
California

Ontario is a city located in south west San Bernardino County, California, United States, 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Wikipedia

Area:
49.9 sq miles (129.2 km²)

Founded:
1891

Weather:
56°F (13°C), Wind SW at 4 mph (6 km/h), 42% Humidity

Local time:
Saturday 6:24 PM



20 posted on 01/05/2013 6:35:29 PM PST by Bratch
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