Next week's issue of The New Yorker is taking aim at American gun culture, NBC News reported.
The magazine's illustrated cover is featuring a smiling couple stocking up on firearms and grenades — tossing the items into a shopping cart as if they were on a grocery run.
The cover story for the Dec. 14 issue is entitled," Shopping Days," in which writer Eric Drooker asks: "What would it look like if I took America's obsession with firearms to its logical extreme?"
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The question comes in the wake of Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, where 14 people were killed and 21 others wounded.
Authorities are still trying to determine a motive for why armed husband-and-wife Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik ambushed a holiday party before dying in a police fusillade. The FBI on Friday labeled the assault an "act of terrorism."