The NY Times editors, in their crusade against guns, will be linking for support to The Onion any day now.
But for now we have to settle for what they have given us (but do note the correction four months later): I am not sure how to preserve it; a screen shot won't capture the linked URL. But let's have the setup and Punchline:
To listen to the insistent harangues of many gun-rights advocates, one might imagine that the Second Amendment prohibits almost any regulation of firearms.
Fortunately, a majority of the Supreme Court disagrees. On Monday, the court declined to hear a challenge to a Chicago suburb’s law banning semiautomatic assault weapons and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
As a result, our glorious Federal system allows states and cities to seize the day, or even your guns:
That is a lot of links so you know they have done their homework. Or at least, their Googling. Too bad they left common sense at the door with their "ammunition" link, which leads to this site:
Is it true - did our nation's largest state sneak an ammunition ban past everyone?
Well, not per Snopes:
NationalReport.net is a satire site. Its disclaimer page reads:
I don't want to know what the disclaimer reads (although I peeked and its funny); why should I be better informed than Times editors?
But I'll pass along a pro tip - when I encounter a source with which I am utterly unfamiliar delivering news I have heard nowhere else, I try to remember to check the front page: