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Putnam County Clerk refuses to release names of Putnam County gun owners to the Journal
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Posted on 01/03/2013 10:11:24 AM PST by MWestMom

Putnam County clerk refuses to release names of gun owners to the paper who published names of gun owners on a map.


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KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; braking; guns; newyork; nolink; owners; putnamcounty; vanity

1 posted on 01/03/2013 10:11:30 AM PST by MWestMom
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To: MWestMom

Megan Kelly is going to interview him. Discussing now after the clerk gave a news conference stating he may be breaking the law by not releasing names; but that it was wrong to to so and he was there to protect the people of Putnam County. His first name is Dennis; but didn’t catch last name. Trying to work and catch this at the same time.


2 posted on 01/03/2013 10:14:20 AM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: MWestMom
Somebody in the area with means needs to help this guy find a new job after he is fired.

We need to stand by our own.

3 posted on 01/03/2013 10:16:08 AM PST by SENTINEL (I lie, I cheat, I steal, I communize, I sacrifice unborn babies, I'm Harry Reid and I'm a mormon)
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To: MWestMom

Publish the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and any other public information (criminal records, bankruptcy, lawsuits, divorce) about the publishers and staff instead.

How about someone at that newspaper explain exactly what the purpose of this is. Don’t be shy now, go ahead an let your inner-commie bastard step right up.

Funny part is that stories like this actually INSPIRE some of us to buy more guns and ammo!


4 posted on 01/03/2013 10:16:25 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: MWestMom

It doesn’t matter if they release info....The one’s to be concerned with are those who already have the info.


5 posted on 01/03/2013 10:17:45 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MWestMom

Putnam County where? Ohio, New York, Illinois, California?


6 posted on 01/03/2013 10:17:45 AM PST by madison10
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To: MWestMom

Publish the names and address of everyone who has had an abortion. People have a right to know who has exercised their 4th Amendment rights too...


7 posted on 01/03/2013 10:18:05 AM PST by Buffalo Bob
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To: madison10

I wonder too.


8 posted on 01/03/2013 10:18:31 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: MWestMom

I don’t know why I continue to be astounded by the left. THEY demand privacy on everything else, but not something like this. This paper deserves to be deluged with complaints about this. The County Clerk deserves praise for standing up.


9 posted on 01/03/2013 10:19:38 AM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: Buffalo Bob

How about publishing all the names of those on Welfare, that have HIV or bounced a check?

One receives funds from Taxpayers, one is a potenial health threat and the other is a criminal....


10 posted on 01/03/2013 10:21:43 AM PST by mom4melody
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To: PghBaldy; madison10

Seeing as how the released info was done in a newspaper from Westchester County NY, would kind of figure this Putnam County is also in NY, as it is in the same ‘general area’ of Southern Tier of NY.


11 posted on 01/03/2013 10:22:30 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: madison10

Sorry, just coming in on Fox:

Officials in Putnam County say they will reject a newspaper’s (The Journal News - published names on map of gun owners in Weschester and Rockland County)request to release the names and addresses of residents with pistol permits.

County Clerk Dennis Sant said officials were meeting Wednesday to discuss legal options. He states that The Journal may have the legal right; but he thinks it’s wrong and doesn’t want to be responsible for someone in Putnam County being harmed by releasing the info.


12 posted on 01/03/2013 10:24:57 AM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: MWestMom

Putnam County NY.


13 posted on 01/03/2013 10:26:13 AM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: MWestMom

This is a brave man.

Convictions are useless unless you stand up for them.


14 posted on 01/03/2013 10:28:15 AM PST by kidd
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To: MWestMom

....now we’re going to get stories about the evil government violating Freedom of Press....


15 posted on 01/03/2013 10:29:18 AM PST by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: kidd
Citizen heroes at the state, and local levels. Mr. Sant said that he is not backing down and that the paper will have to sue them. I hope we see more of this kind of resistance to the corruption and idiocy. America needs new heroes.
16 posted on 01/03/2013 10:32:21 AM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: MWestMom

I have heard on local radio stations that Putnam County will be sued and fined for every day they do not comply with the freedom of information request.


17 posted on 01/03/2013 10:35:26 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Wiggins

That’s awful!


18 posted on 01/03/2013 10:36:52 AM PST by madison10
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To: Buffalo Bob
From moonbattery.com: Interactive Maps You Won't See:
19 posted on 01/03/2013 10:39:24 AM PST by CharlesMartelsGhost
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To: madison10

It just seems that we can’t win any more with anything.


20 posted on 01/03/2013 10:41:08 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Thorliveshere
Yep, they want sodomites to have the right to donate blood without informing about their HIV/AIDS status, but that won't kill anyone...

They want pedophiles, including illegal alien ones, to have the "right" to privacy so they can continue to prey on other people's innocent children, but that won't harm anyone...

The left is the scum of the earth and deserve all the bad coming to them. DWC aren't much better.
21 posted on 01/03/2013 10:42:03 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: MWestMom

If there ever was a reason to withhold information for security and safety reasons this is one of those. To direct criminals to those who have guns is flat out criminal. There is no benefit to the public. When the media ceases its need to fuel public emotion and get back to ‘reporting’ news not being the news, they may regain some integrity and respect.


22 posted on 01/03/2013 10:42:32 AM PST by PatriotCause (California Sucks)
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To: MWestMom
County Clerk Dennis Sant said ... he thinks it’s wrong and doesn’t want to be responsible for someone in Putnam County being harmed by releasing the info.

Sounds like Mr. Sant has a good understanding of the difference between legal and lawful:

Now consider "Roe v. Wade".
Legal and unlawful.

23 posted on 01/03/2013 10:53:37 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: MWestMom

Don't know why but this image just popped into my head...

24 posted on 01/03/2013 11:02:12 AM PST by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: MWestMom
Exercise Your legal right to publish Personal information of their family.
25 posted on 01/03/2013 11:30:46 AM PST by Morris70
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To: mrsmel
at first, I was alarmed at the disclosure.
Now, I'm thinking a little different.
Let them publish the addressees. Those are the houses that are LESS likely to be broken into because the owner is armed. So, if you want to try to break into my house, you will certainly leave feet fist.

BANK ON IT
26 posted on 01/03/2013 11:43:22 AM PST by TxAg1981
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To: CharlesMartelsGhost

Your maps are on too small a scale.

Your pins are too large.

There are many more people in NYC getting taxpayer paid abortions.


27 posted on 01/03/2013 11:46:06 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Wiggins

I expect that this will not happen. This is so grotesquely stupid that NYS will have to make the information private. All the county needs to do is stonewall a while.


28 posted on 01/03/2013 11:46:48 AM PST by Ford4000
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To: TxAg1981
Let them publish the addressees. Those are the houses that are LESS likely to be broken into because the owner is armed. So, if you want to try to break into my house, you will certainly leave feet fist.

You are almost certainly correct. Those willing to risk an armed home invasion would love to have this news - the houses to avoid.

29 posted on 01/03/2013 11:53:02 AM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: MWestMom

These evil people published the names and addresses of gun owners, and revealed, by omission, those folks who don’t own guns.

If I lived in that county, and my house was burgled, whether I had a gun or not I would sue the Journal. They did, with malice aforethought, publish information they hoped would be detrimental to the safety and well-being of innocent, law-abiding people. It’s the same thing as yelling FIRE in a crowded theater or something.
It doesn’t pass the “reasonable person” standard.


30 posted on 01/03/2013 12:00:04 PM PST by steerpike100
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To: ridesthemiles
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Your maps are on too small a scale.

Your pins are too large.

There are many more people in NYC getting taxpayer paid abort
>>>

This isn't NYC. Its a map of Rockland, Westchester and Putnam Counties which are among the most affluent counties in the country. For what its worth I thought it was very funny.

31 posted on 01/03/2013 12:30:00 PM PST by nycteacher
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To: TxAg1981

at first, I was alarmed at the disclosure.
Now, I’m thinking a little different.
Let them publish the addressees. Those are the houses that are LESS likely to be broken into because the owner is armed. So, if you want to try to break into my house, you will certainly leave feet fist.

BANK ON IT


American Thinker interviewed some of the folks on the first map. One was a retired cop who had received death threats in the past from criminals he’d put away. They may have been too stupid or lazy - maybe didn’t even know it was possible - to find his address. The “news” scumbags just ‘fixed’ that.

There is NOTHING innocuous about what this “news”paper did.

I’m not thinkin even a little bit different...


32 posted on 01/03/2013 12:55:39 PM PST by Peet (Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat zwei. (Monroe in "Grimm"))
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To: xrmusn

Thank you.


33 posted on 01/04/2013 5:07:29 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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