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New York Newspaper´s Gun
Permit Map Already Having
Negative Repercussions

Newsbusters, by Tom Blumer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/5/2013 11:31:30 AM

Many of those who expressed outrage at the publication of a two-county interactive map of pistol permit owners by Gannett´s White Plains, New York-based Journal News just before Christmas have raised serious concerns that the paper´s action would directly harm law-abiding citizens. Evidence is pouring in that those fears are legitimate. Fox News, doing something the wire services should have been begun within days of the map´s publication, has unsurprisingly found that "Reformed crooks say the New York newspaper ... did a great service – to their old cronies in the burglary trade." Additionally, a Newsday report identifies four concrete

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/5/2013 11:59:41 AM     (No. 9100256)

Do your homework John. There is no gun show loophole. Background checks are done on the spot by the dealer while the customer waits, or maybe browses among other sellers for 20 minutes while it is processed. There is heavy police presence and security. And, no , there are no machine-guns or grenades for sale.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pixie1942, 1/5/2013 1:35:17 PM     (No. 9100437)

if anyones house gets burgled and they don´t have a gun then they should sue the paper for, say, 5 million dollars for causing the breakin....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KimoSaavy, 1/5/2013 1:36:44 PM     (No. 9100439)

Supposed victims of crime sue the newspaper because they were targeted since the mapping showed they had no guns in the house? Anyone with an imagination can ruin that paper, including robbers who used the map but were shot because the paper missed one. So many opportunities here.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/5/2013 1:42:09 PM     (No. 9100447)

There’s an old joke that liberals should post a sign on their house that says, “I’m a liberal and unarmed.” It seems their own newspaper has now saved them the trouble. Such delicious irony.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ecclesiastes, 1/5/2013 2:11:56 PM     (No. 9100488)

Just in case the question hasn´t occurred to someone:

Why is there a list at all?

There shouldn´t BE a list, because this is what happens when you make a list. People get copies of the list, through means good or bad, for stupid reasons and evil ones.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/5/2013 2:41:44 PM     (No. 9100536)

Another of the Liberal/Left/Progressive Demonrat party unintended consequences.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TNvolunteer, 1/5/2013 4:02:56 PM     (No. 9100616)

I am just amazed how much attention this is getting. This has been going on in other places for years. My name has been published at least twice since I earned my carry permit. I guess we folks in fly over country are not as important as those in New York City.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Daisymay, 1/5/2013 4:16:43 PM     (No. 9100623)

I think there should be payback from the Police department. They should KNOW who each and every employee of that Paper is, what kind of car they drive and what the license number on that car is. They, at quitting time be waiting on the route they take home and nail them every time they go a couple miles over the speed limit, don´t have their Seat Belt on or are just plain ugly that day. Make THEM sweat! Put up Billboards with pictures of those responsible for printing the names of the gun owners. Do EVERYTHING you can to bring that Paper to it´s knees!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: flatwater, 1/5/2013 5:16:58 PM     (No. 9100679)

Publisher Janet Hasson lives in a $1.4 MILLION-dollar home at....

3 Gate House Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10534.

Her phone number is (914) 694-5204.

Pictures of Janet´s $1.4 MILLION-dollar homes can be found at.....

http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3-Gate-House-Ln-Mamaroneck-NY-10543/33051179_zpid/

Remember, Janet Hasson is UNARMED, and living in a house valued at $1.4 MILLION dollars!





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Reply 10 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/5/2013 5:17:57 PM     (No. 9100681)

#8, if everyone cancelled their subscription, to that or any other Gannett paper in the country (and told them why), it would be a good start.

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