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Outrage Over New York Newspaper Publishing Gun Owners' Addresses

Unknown3rdParty Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 4:35 PM
It's a setup: with addresses, everybody, right down to the criminals, can find out where a gunowner lives. So, consider these possibilities: 1. A gunowner could be harassed or goaded or even threatened, anything that could cause him/her to draw and fire. 2. If a gunowner's home is burglarized and weapons are stolen, then the gunowner is castigated for not having better secured his guns OR his/her stolen weapons are used to try and frame him/her. This requires a strict response against the newspaper as a serious reach of security and trust.
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...