Guns and Pistol Permits Stolen From Another Home Identified by The Journal News

Police in Clarkstown, New York have reported that a home was broken into and ransacked by burglars.  The thieves managed to open two safes and stole a third safe from the third floor in the home.  The stolen safe contained a .45 Colt revolver and a .22 Iver Johnson handgun along with the two pistol permits to own them. The home, like that of a seventy year old man in White Plains, had the home owner’s name and address identified as a pistol permit holder on the interactive map posted online 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 […]