There’s simply no public purpose – and therefore no excuse – for publishing a map with the names and addresses of the holders of gun permits.
This provides a strong argument against forms of recordkeeping that could actually help solve gun crimes. All for the sake of some hits.
Historically, Gannett has done some good work. But this is utterly beyond the pale. I can’t find an email address for the publisher, Larry Kramer, but you can Tweet him @lkramer.
Footnote No, none of the glibertarian gun nuts making a fuss about this had any objection to doing it to abortion recipients: a much more damaging invasion of privacy. But that’s them, not us.