Tips for Writing About Guns
Mixing journalism and guns is a challenging and often thankless task - a culturally incendiary topic further complicated by commercial variety and technical complexity. The below is a one-page, printer-friendly tip sheet intended to guide writers around common mistakes made when discussing guns. This tip sheet is for free and open use and distribution, no strings attached. GunTweaks is a website for shooting hobbyists, but this tip sheet is not intended to support any one outcome or agenda. Instead, the goal is simply to remove a few of the many roadblocks that stand in the way of a meaningful discussion of the place guns have, or should have, in American life.