I think Brian nailed it on the head like I just did a few minutes ago in another thread.
If we all assembled under the banner of being re-enactors, changing some of our wording, and even using a bit of political correctness language, we COULD start something.
But pushing the government has done nothing and is not going to help.
If Replicas can be better defined by their being needed for reenactments, then it may solve all our problems.
For the rest, we already started here with the 18+ requirements.
To all of you who are new at this game, dont come and say nothing is done. If you do, you really dont know shit.
When all the 'vets' tell you pretty much the same thing, grab a clue.