Bet Piers doesn't even mention this. It does nothing to further his agenda, which is popularity. He doesn't care about guns, he only cares about his popularity. Popularity is money in the media and he is all about making more money for himself.
"Peace is that brief, glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading". Anonymous
Earp: Not everyone who knows you hates you.
DOC: I know it ain't always easy bein' my friend....but I'll BE THERE when you need me.