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Newspaper That Put Gun Permit Map Online Hires Armed Guards (For angry complaints in NY)
NY Times ^ | January 2, 2013 | J. DAVID GOODMAN

Posted on 01/04/2013 12:25:56 PM PST by neverdem

A newspaper based in White Plains that drew nationwide anger after publishing the names and addresses of handgun permit holders last month is being guarded by armed security personnel at two of its offices, the publisher said Wednesday.

The increased security comes as the newspaper, The Journal News, has promised to forge ahead with plans to expand its interactive map of permit holders to include a third county in the suburbs of New York City, and local officials there have vowed to block the records’ release.

The armed guards — hired from local private security companies — have been stationed in The Journal News’s headquarters and in a satellite office in West Nyack, N.Y., since last week, said Janet Hasson, the president and publisher of The Journal News Media Group.

“The safety of my staff is my top priority,” Ms. Hasson said in a telephone interview.

The newspaper prompted a national discussion and a torrent of rage online after it published an...

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But an editor at the West Nyack office told the local police that the newspaper had received “a large amount of negative correspondence” related to the publication of the map, according to a police report highlighted by The Rockland County Times on Tuesday. The police report said that e-mails received did not contain threats and that armed guards from a private security firm had not reported any problems at the office...

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Mr. Sant said permit holders were “upstanding citizens” like retired police officers and doctors. “I can’t put these people in harm’s way like this,” he said...

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The name and address of any handgun permit holder “shall be a public record,” he said, reading a section of New York State law. “In my opinion,” he added, “there is not a lot of room for interpretation.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: banglist; corruption; democrats; gannett; guncontrol; journalnews; liberalmedia; mediabias; msm; secondamendment
That's what happens by following the law.

I'm kind of surprised at the NY Times exposing Gannett's hypocrisy having armed guards.

1 posted on 01/04/2013 12:26:01 PM PST by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Do as I say, not as I do.


2 posted on 01/04/2013 12:29:15 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: neverdem

They kind of remind me of the Westboro Baptist group. Trying to stir things up just because they can.


3 posted on 01/04/2013 12:30:09 PM PST by bubbacluck
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To: neverdem

Possible of getting people killed this rat piece of garbage is on dangerous ground.


4 posted on 01/04/2013 12:31:26 PM PST by Logical me
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To: neverdem

A little scared are they?

You start a fire you better be prepared to put it out. Friggin SOCIALISTS/MARXISTS.


5 posted on 01/04/2013 12:36:35 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: neverdem

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence........ precedent


6 posted on 01/04/2013 12:40:09 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: cyborg; Clemenza; Cacique; NYCVirago; The Mayor; Darksheare; hellinahandcart; Chode; ...
Greg Ball, Steve Katz want gun-privacy law - Putnam may fight release of permit data (NY)

Fracking Can Be Done Safely in New York State: Health Department Report

FReepmail me if you want on or off my New York ping list.

7 posted on 01/04/2013 12:40:27 PM PST by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: neverdem

Gee I wonder what the press is going to do with our healthcare information now that the government has it....


8 posted on 01/04/2013 12:40:52 PM PST by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: neverdem

They are demonstrating their basic cowardice without even seeing the irony.


9 posted on 01/04/2013 12:46:57 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: neverdem
That's nice. Will they hire a 24/7 guard for the concealed carry woman who is in mortal fear of her life now that her stalker knows exactly where she lives?

No.

Will they at least attend her funeral?

No.

Will they report her murder?

Maybe.

Will they refrain from anguished hand wringing about the evils of guns when they do?

Ha!

10 posted on 01/04/2013 12:58:30 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: null and void

Who did they put in harms way with the publication! Libtards!


11 posted on 01/04/2013 1:11:42 PM PST by Conserev1
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To: neverdem

12 posted on 01/04/2013 1:22:24 PM PST by metmom ( For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: neverdem

Obviously there is going to be a spike in breakin’s and stolen guns. But at least the theives will be armed to protect themselves now.


13 posted on 01/04/2013 1:29:40 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: neverdem

The Gannett family is guarded by guns but it is just not good for you little people.


14 posted on 01/04/2013 1:36:51 PM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: neverdem

The safety of Ms Hassan’s employees is of no concern to me after she put the safety of legal permit holders in jeapordy by publilshing their names.


15 posted on 01/04/2013 2:29:14 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: neverdem

Were the armed guards’ names and addresses among those published?


16 posted on 01/04/2013 2:48:38 PM PST by Terry Mross ( I post so people who hate me will know what I think. And they can't seem to stop reading. LOL)
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To: null and void
Will they hire a 24/7 guard for the concealed carry woman who is in mortal fear of her life now that her stalker knows exactly where she lives?

This isn't concealed carry. It's simple possession at your home or business and at a range.

17 posted on 01/04/2013 3:08:54 PM PST by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: metmom

LOL! Happy New Year!


18 posted on 01/04/2013 3:21:41 PM PST by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: neverdem

Correct, my bad.


19 posted on 01/04/2013 3:38:32 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: neverdem

“Newspaper That Put Gun Permit Map Online Hires Armed Guards”

This is good. The leftist cowards feel threatened. Leftist understand and react to three things:

1. Threats of violence.

2. Violence.

3. Death.

President Reagan understood that.


20 posted on 01/04/2013 4:41:40 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Terry Mross

****** “Were the armed guards’ names and addresses among those published?” ******

Inquiring minds want to know.

Might want to start a little war between the fish wrap vendors.

TT


21 posted on 01/04/2013 5:42:54 PM PST by TexasTransplant (This needs to go viral http://vimeo.com/52009124 please watch it)
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To: neverdem

Thanks for the ping!


22 posted on 01/04/2013 8:42:35 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: ArmyTeach

Next up: a boycott of that “news” rag by both advertisers, and subscribers... followed by bankruptcy announcement.

I hope I catch the latter announcement! :^)


23 posted on 01/05/2013 8:59:43 AM PST by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: AFPhys

Does Richmond Hill ring a bell?


24 posted on 01/05/2013 10:36:54 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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