"Dia de los Muertos," celebrated ever year on November 1, is perhaps the most famous of all the international celebrations around Halloween, but its purpose is more solemn than spooky. Throughout Mexico, family and friends gather to pray for and remember those who passed on, with the aim of supporting their spiritual journey after death. The festival is marked by skeleton figurines, face-painting, and showing off traditional Mexican attire.
Metcalf wrote in Guns and Ammo that he did not believe it was an infringement of the Second Amendment to require some training before a person can have a concealed carry. He added that states can have a universal background check law without him feeling infringed upon. Within three days, by mail, in forums, and on social media, Metcalf was labeled a “gun control collaborator” and “modern-day Benedict Arnold.”