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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Mapping Legal Gun Owners in New York Outed Like Sex Offenders

Need you more convincing evidence why it's personally dangerous to register your guns with your government?

Kurt Nimmo
December 24, 2012

A corporate media owned website in New York has posted the names and addresses of pistol permit holders in three counties in the state.

“Data for all permit categories, unrestricted carry, premises, business, employment, target and hunting, is included, but permit information is not available on an individual basis.”

The Journal News submitted Freedom of Information requests for the names and addresses of all pistol permit holders in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. It used Google Maps to pinpoint specific locations and included the names and addresses of permit holders.

The Gannett owned newspaper did not specify a reason for invading the privacy of handgun owners. However, considering the animosity of officialdom in the state toward the Second Amendment and the right to own firearms, the reason for outing legal handgun owners should be obvious.

The Journal News map resembles others posted online revealing the names and addresses of convicted sex offenders, thus giving the impression that handgun ownership is criminal.

New York governor Andrew Cuomo called for gun confiscation last week following the shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school. “Confiscation could be an option. Mandatory sale to the state could be an option. Permitting could be an option — keep your gun but permit it,” the governor told a local radio station during an interview.

New York City mayor and noted anti-Second Amendment activist Michael Bloomberg went on Meet the Press on December 15 and demanded Obama issue an “executive action” calling for the ATF and the Justice Department to enforce new regulations aimed at law-abiding American practicing their right to own firearms. “What the president can do is number one, through executive action, he can order his agencies to enforce the laws more aggressively,” Bloomberg said.

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