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Outrage Over New York Newspaper Publishing Gun Owners' Addresses

Maxtar Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 12:17 PM
Actually, it probably is a plus for the gun owner and a negative for the non-gun owning household. As a prosepective n'er do well prepares to rob homes in a certain neighborhood, do you think he will go to 3312 Main St if it is listed as a the address of a gun owner, or will he go to 3323 Main St where no firearm is listed as being present? I know which house I would attempt to enter.
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...