Note: Check out this debate on Facebook. Senator Will Longwitz sponsored a bill to protect the identities of concealed carry permit holders. Madison County Journal owner Jim Prince is leading the charge against the bill in the debate. Needless to say, the lobbyists for the Mississippi Press Association are trying to kill the bill.
Check out the information below about the CEO of Gannett. The same Gannett that decided to publish the names and other information about concealed carry permit holders in New York.
Think I'm being mean? Tell that to the latest victim of the Journal. A second home was robbed that just happened to be on the map:
"Two handguns and two pistol permits were stolen from the New City home of a man whose name and address are listed on the website of a local newspaper as possessing gun permits, police said.
The thieves ransacked the house Wednesday night, breaking into two safes on the home's third floor and stealing a third safe. The guns were in the stolen safe, police said.
Clarkstown police said they had no evidence the burglary was connected to the controversial map..."Rest of the article