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Outrage Over New York Newspaper Publishing Gun Owners' Addresses

DixT Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 12:54 PM
Our names and addresses go into the National Database of "gun owners," when a background check is done on us BEFORE we can purchase a gun---at ANY gun store and at ANY gun show!!! I don't need for every criminal in the state to KNOW WHERE THEY CAN STEAL A GUN!!! The state and federal government has my info, and those are the ONLY people who need to have such info!!!
In a shocking display of intimidation tactics, a New York newspaper took the time to gather every publicly-available address of every gun owner in the lower Hudson valley region and publish them publicly on its website. The Journal News published gun owners' home addresses in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties.

Understandably, people were outraged:

The map sparked more than 500 comments from readers within a day of its appearance on the website, many of them voicing outrage at the paper’s decision to make the information public.

“This is CRAZY!! why in the world would you...