Seen this later article in the telegraph
Wh smith is banning kids from buying any shooting or field sports magazine. Think I'll be buying my magazines elsewhere from now on!!!!
The country's biggest newsagent WH Smith has banned children from buying shooting magazines, even though it is legal for them to hold a shotgun licence.
It is a sport enjoyed by thousands of children, and one which gained Britain a gold medal at the Olympics.
But children have been banned from buying shooting hobby magazines by Britainís biggest newsagent - even though it is entirely legal for them to own a gun.
WH Smith, Britainís biggest chain of newsagents, has banned youngsters from buying copies of country sports magazines after a campaign by animal rights activists.
The retailer, whose founding family owned a highly prized shoot in Buckinghamshire, says it has introduced an age limit on such magazines asShooting Times because children are not allowed to obtain a firearms certificate until they are 14.
However, sports enthusiasts point out that this is wrong. There is no minimum age for holding a shotgun licence in Britain, although children below 18 cannot buy or own a gun themselves and under-14s must be supervised by an adult.
It also states that this decision was made after the latest protest by the anti's