GOP lawmakers send letter of support to Kittery Trading Post
KITTERY (WGME) – Republican lawmakers in York County say democrats are trying to bully a local business into a gun control agenda Mainers don't support.
Eleven republicans sent a letter to Kittery Trading Post showing their support.
It follows a letter from democrats earlier this week asking the store to stop selling “assault-style” rifles like larger national stores.
The republicans say the democrats are resorting to mob tactics, and attacking constitutional rights.
“To resort to thuggery bullying tactics is troublesome; all it's doing is adding fuel to this lack of civility we're seeing throughout this country, and it's really motivated by hysteria,” Rep. Heidi Sampson said.
Kittery Trading Post has not responded to either letter and declined to comment.