Happiness is a warning about guns? A few days back, on this blog, I was among the first to highlight my local paper, the Journal News, publishing the names and addresses (and mapping) all of the gun permit holders in Rockland and Westchester County, New York. This has sparked a lively and angry debate around the country. Now one of the pro-gunners has retaliated by publishing the addresses and details of the lives of the newspaper staffers (not just those involved in the story), including their children. Guy on CNN today, see video.
Full Wash Post story on controversy. Revealing that one gun owner complain she feels like she'd put on a sex offender list.
Longtime media critic in Boston, Dan Kennedy, has mixed feelings worth reading.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Gunner Retaliates for Newspaper Exposure
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