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Home Published in Journal News Stunt Burglarized

Lars795 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 3:42 AM
The editors, owners, and reporter that posted the addresses, should all go to jail for aiding and abetting the crime. What they did is the same as a bank employee giving friends the alarm pass codes and vault code.

Just days before Christmas, the Journal News out of New York published a story headlined, "Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood?" The Journal News thought it was important to publish the names and addresses of every gun permit holder in Westchester and Rockland counties in the name of public safety and the public's right to know. Turns out, they accomplished the opposite by treating lawful gun permit holders like convicted sex offenders. The story received national attention and put gun permit holders and their non-holding neighbors at risk. Ex-convicts said the Journal News story was a...