Newspaper Attacking Law Abiding Citizens – Again

The New York Newspaper that caused controversy last year when they published the names and home addresses of local legal gun permit holders is at it again. The Journal News has requested more personal information about gun permit holders in the suburban counties just north of New York City. The Journal News used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to request the names and addresses of permit holders. They also requested data from the almost 10,000 people who had opted out of reporting their Read more […]

Gun Owner Should Sue Journal News For Making Him Target of Burglary

The Journal News in White Plains, New York, posted an interactive map of all handgun permit holders in Westchester and Rockland Counties.  The map gave the names and addresses of everyone who held a permit to own a handgun. On January 2, 2013, I asked the question: “If they [The Journal News] are willing to accept the legal responsibility and liability for any crimes committed against the gun owners identified in their online post? In my article, I predicted that criminals would use the map Read more […]

Anti-Gun Newspaper Hires Armed Security

Remember yesterday’s post about The Journal News, a White Plains, New York news organization who posted an interactive map of all gun permit owners in 2 New York counties?  Evidently, they believe guns are a good thing after all. After posting the names and addresses of every pistol permit holder in Westchester and Rockland counties, and announcing that they would soon post a map of permit-holders in Putnam County, The Journal News has been inundated with phone calls and emails from angry gun Read more […]

Will The Journal News Accept Responsibility and Liability for Burglaries and Home Shootings?

  On Dec. 22, The Journal News, published in White Plains, New York posted an interactive map of everyone in Westchester and Rockland counties that have a gun permit.  Thousands of law abiding citizens had their names and addresses made public for every criminal in the area to know that they own a firearm. Many of those gun owners were irate and complained to The Journal News who replied to their complaints with the following: “[Our readers] are understandably interested to know Read more […]