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Prominent Gun Journalist Banished for Voicing Opinion

By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon

Dick Metcalf, one of America’s most prominent gun journalists, recently wrote a column in which he debated gun laws and noted that ‘all constitutional rights are regulated, always have been, and need to be.’

The response? Death threats poured in, readers threatened to cancel their subscriptions, and his company fired him due to pressure from two major gun manufacturers. This is a sad example of how the gun industry retaliates against attempts by reasonable gun owners to talk about safe gun laws.…