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#91    Rafterman

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

The paper has now pulled down the list from their website because it has become obvious that criminals were using it to target gun owners, retired police, prison guards, etc.

For those who say this wasn't a big deal, well, it was such a big deal that the New York SAFE law recently passed and signed by the Governor recognized that such a public listing was a problem and protected gun owner lists from FOI requests.  One of the few good things in that law.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:07 PM

Yes, they are complete morons and some here thought it was a remarkably good idea.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:03 PM

so you're afraid that it would be easy for the general public to find out that you own devices whose only use is to kill other humans?

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

View Postninjadude, on 19 January 2013 - 11:03 PM, said:

so you're afraid that it would be easy for the general public to find out that you own devices whose only use is to kill other humans?

A narrow minded response in my opinion... tells me you have never been faced with a true choice of living or dying, protecting yourself and your family or laying in a pool of your own blood. Bad guys love it when their victim is defenseless. This situation was wrought with Privacy and Security issues and that fact was made more than apparent by the issues that stinted from the webpage. Theres a reason it was taken down....


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Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:55 PM

View Postninjadude, on 19 January 2013 - 11:03 PM, said:

so you're afraid that it would be easy for the general public to find out that you own devices whose only use is to kill other humans?
How about you give us your real name and address? Like the people listed, you haven't done anything to warrant such actions but I think your views and political ideals are a danger and a menace to this country and so do millions of other people so I think it's only fair that you put up or shut up. What are you afraid of? Getting robbed, harrased, being put in danger? This has proven to be a horrible idea, you know it. People got robbed and nobody substantial supported this idiocy and you know it. I listed everything you thought would happen and the exact opposite came true. So you know what? Don't shut up. Every time you spew your vile views you inspire someone to buy another gun. Your a damn Remington mascot at this point. They love you.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:43 AM

it isn't the ppl that owned guns should be afraid of that list, but those that do not, the list pretty much a map where not to go.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:07 AM

View Postninjadude, on 19 January 2013 - 11:03 PM, said:

so you're afraid that it would be easy for the general public to find out that you own devices whose only use is to kill other humans?

It's more so people are angry that they had their information, addresses, and names released for simply choosing to exercise a right - all this information being released against their wills. They did not consent to their information being released and they have every right to be upset. It's not a matter if someone knows if someone owns a gun at a certain location - it is none of their damn business if you exercise the right to own a gun. I don't ask for anyone's permission to share my political opinions. Why should it be someone else's business if I own a gun?

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:14 AM

This is a step too far, releasing private information about gun owners without the consent of the owners themselves. Tramping all over my constitution that my forefathers have fought so hard for.

Edited by Uncle Sam, 20 January 2013 - 04:15 AM.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:02 AM

This was a quick jab at Legal Gun Owners, directly at them to basically send an message by a liberal media.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:33 AM

Got those 2 points sighted right Uncle Sam


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Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:17 AM

View Postaztek, on 20 January 2013 - 01:43 AM, said:

it isn't the ppl that owned guns should be afraid of that list, but those that do not, the list pretty much a map where not to go.
True Aztek as I frat thought too, but the 2 homes robbed were robbed or their guns. The list gives incentive in many ways.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:42 AM

View Post-Mr_Fess-, on 20 January 2013 - 07:17 AM, said:

True Aztek as I frat thought too, but the 2 homes robbed were robbed or their guns. The list gives incentive in many ways.

already? where?  a link?

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:24 PM

View Postaztek, on 20 January 2013 - 07:42 AM, said:



already? where?  a link?
Posts 87&89. Click the link and the sources are hyperlinked within. C'mon man.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:29 PM

View PostDredimus, on 19 January 2013 - 11:54 PM, said:

A narrow minded response in my opinion... tells me you have never been faced with a true choice of living or dying, protecting yourself and your family or laying in a pool of your own blood.

All true. And one I hope to continue to avoid by advocating gun control.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:31 PM

View PostUncle Sam, on 20 January 2013 - 04:14 AM, said:

This is a step too far, releasing private information about gun owners without the consent of the owners themselves. Tramping all over my constitution that my forefathers have fought so hard for.

no it's not private. It's in fact, public information, just posted in a different form. Your outrage is misplaced.

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