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Friday , October 21 2016

NY Times uses satire website information to promote gun control piece

The New York Times has been awash with gun control editorials in recent weeks. They even ran a rare Page 1 editorial following the San Bernardino terror attack in California.

However, it looks like one of their recent editorial pieces got a little too ahead of itself. They cited a link to the National Report as an example of a state taking the initiative to ban .45 caliber ammunition. The link was an article about California banning the popular handgun caliber. The link occurred in this paragraph:


There’s just one problem, according to a handy little website called, is a FAKE NEWS website: Yep, the venerable NY Times cited a fake news article (an old and

Yep, the venerable NY Times cited a fake news article (an old and debunked one at that). The error is still present on the Times website, but if they remove it you can view a cached version here:

Gun owners often cite anti-gun advocates’ lack of knowledge on firearms and firearms law as a major reason that it’s hard to have a discussion on the subject.

h/t – NY Times, RealOrSatire, Snoopes. Webcitation

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