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New York Newspaper to Release More Names of Gun Permit Owners After Uproar

NovusOrdoSeclorum Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 2:59 PM
That is from 2002 and it is an opinion piece not statistical data. How about some numbers, ideally more current. The current numbers I have read show opposite. Chicago has such restrictive gun laws because of rampant crime. You may think there would be less homicides without them, I happen to think there would be more. Unfortunately, I am unaware of a study corroborating either, but the Chicago legislature certainly had some data and decided accordingly.
rhinegarten Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 3:12 PM
The only data they would have allowed would have been from the Brady bunch.

Following the shooting in Newtown, CT a suburban New York newspaper sparked quite an uproar among gun enthusiasts by publishing names and addresses of residents who held pistol permits. Now this same newspaper is looking to publish even more names.

More names and addresses will bed added to a map that was originally posted on Christmas Eve in the Journal News from White Plains, NY. The first map listed thousands of pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland county, which are just north of New York City.

Along with an article entitled "The gun owner next door: What...