Writer for Guns & Ammo fired after gun-control column

The magazine’s editor has apologized for a contributing editor’s column that broached the topic of limits on firearms.

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Hopefully you weren’t sipping a hot beverage at the moment you turned to the back page of your December issue of Guns & Ammo. You probably would have done a spit-take.

Printed on the mag’s hallowed Backstop page is an editorial titled, “Let’s Talk Limits.” It touts gun regulations. Yes, you read that right. The editorial suggests that gun regulations would not equal infringement of the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

Guess how several readers reacted. If you said “in total agreement,” you’d be very wrong. The magazine has fired Dick Metcalf, the contributing editor behind the editorial, presumably for writing it, according to The Bang Switch, the blog of the Military Arms Channel.

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