The Times Regrets Its Error...


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Neo-Luddite
September 12, 2007, 10:51 AM
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/us/AP-Whale-Shot-CORRECTIVE.html


Correction: Whale Shot Story


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: September 11, 2007
Filed at 4:06 p.m. ET

NEAH BAY, Wash. (AP) -- In stories Sept. 8 and Sept. 9 about the shooting of a California gray whale, The Associated Press, relying on information from the National Marine Fisheries Service, reported erroneously that the weapons used was .50-caliber machine gun. Further investigation by the agency determined that it was a large-caliber rifle.

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Neo-Luddite
September 12, 2007, 10:54 AM
Just thought it was nice they cleared that up for me--although I have no personal problem whatsoever with Native Americans hunting whales with M2's.

El Tejon
September 12, 2007, 10:55 AM
Aren't all guns "machine guns" to them?:confused:

TexasRifleman
September 12, 2007, 10:59 AM
Aren't all guns "machine guns" to them?

When used by private citizens they sure are. Usually they are AK-47s but I guess the fact checker missed that one :)

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