By Jim Scoutten
Web Video Is Putting Firearms and the Shooting Sports at Risk.
USA –-(Ammoland.com)- I don’t know how much audience Bryant Gumble has for his Real Sports reports on HBO. ( http://www.hbo.com/real-sports-with-bryant-gumbel )
Apparently not a lot of shooting enthusiasts, since none have commented to me on his recent attack on AR Rifles and the Shooting Sports.
But I have now seen the special and was not at all surprised both John Scoutten and I were included in Gumble’s attack on the AR in civilian hands, with the head-shaking final comments that he cannot believe shooting an AR is considered a sport.
Neither was I surprised that a collection of the “B-Roll” was from Three Gun Nation events.
Every scrap of video taken for that Gumble report was absolutely legally used, even though the video is copyrighted by the producers. The reason: The Doctrine of Fair Use established for journalism by the US Supreme Court.
The video John and I appeared in was a segment from a recent Shooting USA show, reviewing the updated S&W M&P-15 Sport.
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