an editor at Guns & Ammo of all places,Â argued in an editorial for the fairly obvious (well, at least to most people) claim that even constitutionally guaranteed rights–such the rights to freedom of religion and to a well-regulated militia–ought to be, er, regulated some (but not very much). Not every instance of speech is allowed; to use the author’s example, you cannot shout “fire” in a crowded theater.
Metcalf’s argument didn’t sit well with the Guns&Ammo crowd. Â You can view selected responses here. Â It would be charitable to nut pick them. Â Why bother anyway, in response to their many reasonable interventions, Guns & Ammo fired Dick Metcalf.
Not surprising that a bunch of gun fanatics would turn to the ad baculum.