New York Times, in rare front-page editorial, calls for outlawing some rifles

FBI investigating San Bernardino attack as act of terrorismThe newspaper’s editorial comes three days after Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a married couple, carried out the mass shooting in San Bernardino with legally purchased, .223 caliber assault-style rifles. “Certain kinds of weapons, like the slightly modified combat rifles used in California, and certain kinds of ammunition, must be outlawed for civilian ownership,” the New York Times editorial said.

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