The New York Times Ran Their First Front Page Editorial Since 1920 To Call For Gun Control

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12.05.15 19 Comments
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Following this week’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, the media response has ranged from highly critical to disturbingly voyeuristic. The New York Times is taking a different approach. On Friday evening, the paper announced they would run their first front-page editorial since 1920. This is a bold move and one the paper hasn’t taken in 95 years (a moment when the paper voiced disapproval of Republican presidential candidate Warren G. Harding).

Here’s what Saturday’s front page looks like with an “End the Gun Epidemic in America” headline:

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