Tuesday, January 8, 2013
NYC Gun Owners: Here They Are
As controversy continues over my local paper publishing names and addresses of all the gun permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties, John Cook at Gawker gets in the spirit, providing a link to a 446-page list of all the licensed gun owners in NYC, at least as of a couple years back, which he obtained via an FOIA request. He takes the step of withholding addresses, however, but reports that names on the list include Roger Ailes, Sean Hannity, Donald Trump, et al. There's even a breakdown for different types of permits, revealing that Ailes, for example, is allowed to "carry."
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