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Outrage Over New York Newspaper Publishing Gun Owners' Addresses

ErickSmithX Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 12:22 AM
But it will encourages crime towards other houses not on the list. the point of gun ownership law isn't to make everyone buy guns, its not for everyone, the uncertainty for criminals who cant tell who may have a gun deters them.
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...