Skip to comments.Journal News gun permit map used by burglars to target White Plains home?
Posted on 01/14/2013 4:09:05 AM PST by lowbridge
A White Plains residence pinpointed on a controversial handgun permit database was burglarized Saturday, and the burglars' target was the homeowner's gun safe.
At least two burglars broke into a home on Davis Avenue at 9:30 p.m. Saturday but were unsuccessful in an attempt to open the safe, which contained legally owned weapons, according to a law enforcement source. One suspect was taken into custody, the source said.
The gun owner was not home when the burglary occurred, the source said. The victim, who is in his 70s, told Newsday on Sunday that he did not want to comment while the police investigation continues.
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Someone’s gonna get SUED.
Yes, that needs to happen to set a precedent.
Note to homeowner, time to bring the pistol out of the safe, and carry 24/7. You’ve been targeted, and the news article just made things worse. Somebody else will come knocking. Count on it.
We could take the tack of the left: Point out that...
ANY home burglarized, on the map or not on the map, the publicizing of the list is to blame. With this list, ALL burglars will always check the list to know how cautious to be, how prepared they need be, what the possible booty could be, etc., and then AND ONLY THEN, burgle the home (irrespective of it having guns or not)
Maybe someone on this forum (legal background/lawyer) can help me out; exactly how ccan a private business (in this case a newspaper) get away with violating the privacy rights of these legal gun owners with impunity? Is this information/data available in the public domain or must it be requested/purchased?
Personally I believe this is the first step toward implementing the strategy that POS Attorney General Holder forwarded a number of years ago, suggesting that societal pressures be brought to bear on legal gun owners to “embarass or shun them in a similar way to how smokers are now viewed.” Typical POS liberal... anything normal and legal must be ridiculed and marginalized.
The reason why they published the names was to tie honest, law-abiding permit holders to the massacre.
In other words, blame innocent people for murder.
The paper didn’t care how the publication affected the lives of the innocent people. It just cared about putting the burden on them.
There has to be a lawsuit over this.
Here’s an example to help the lawyers think. Suppose a newspaper publishes a list of names and addresses, and a map of people who bought diamond necklaces. Several days later a home on the list is broken into and necklaces are stolen. Would there be grounds for a lawsuit? Of course. Even the most stupid lawyer can see that.
Good luck getting into my safe. That said, I always have one item on me.