The Gun Map is Gone

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    New York newspaper removes gun permit database from website after outcry

    January 18, 2013


    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A 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.

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    State Sen. Greg Ball, the most vocal opponent of the posting, said, "Thank God The Journal News has finally realized the error in their judgment and done the right thing. ... I am proud to have passed legislation keeping The Journal News from doing this ever again."

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    Read more: New York newspaper removes gun permit database from website after outcry | Fox News
     
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    Yeah, they took it down yesterday, I imagine that letters from people's attorneys were starting to stack up.
     
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    Plus they have to live amongst those people...:eusa_shifty:
     
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    Shouldn't have to register your weapon anyway.
    In FL, i don't
     
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    I have one of those Bersas in my future purchase plans, I like them a lot and have owned a couple of Walthers. (as you know) That's a nice choice for CC.
     
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    A bit late for that, isn't it Journal News? You've already caused irreversable damage.
     
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    This exercise accomplished nothing except for making Liberals to feel better about themselves.
     
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    There you go, the power of public outcry. It's still legal for them to do it though...
     
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    I think it's a good idea, it's like a sex offender list, I would prefer to not live in a neighborhood that is armed to the teeth.
     
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    Thank god....gun owners are now safe
     

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