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New York Newspaper Takes Down Names of Gun Owners

soapyjeans Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 12:38 AM
I hope that paper gets sued by thousands of residents, rofl... Clearly they published a interactive map for crooks/burglars to use to their advantage. Would you rob a home knowing they had guns??? Crooks/burglars and whackos aren't stupid, they prey on our vulnerabilities!
AWLoutwar Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 12:47 AM
Lars795 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 12:43 AM
If some of those gun owners are vets and/or hunters, they just might be willing to assist those crooks/burglars in breaking in so as to practice their Second Amendment right!
Corndog2 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 7:37 AM

Well, it’s about time! According to the Associated Press, The Journal News has taken down the names of the gun owners and their addresses. AP says:

The suburban New York newspaper that outraged gun owners by posting the names and addresses of residents with handgun permits removed the information from its website Friday.

The Journal News took down the data just three days after the state enacted a gun control law that included privacy provisions for permit holders.

The provisions were a reaction to interactive maps the newspaper published on that pinpointed thousands of permit...