New Yorker Magazine Satirizes America's Obsession With Guns

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?"

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."

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