23 Jan 2013

Ex-Burglars: Newspaper’s Gun Owner Map ‘Exceptionally Stupid’, Helps Crooks

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Theblaze.com. The newspaper out of New York that published the addresses of law-abiding gun owners has taken down the map, but their decision to display it in the first place is having long-lasting repercussions. Walter T. Shaw, a reformed burglar, said the act was one of the “most asinine articles I’ve ever seen.” Not only did the map showcase houses where guns were, making them easy to target for thieves, it also made potentially burglars know what houses they could enter where the homeowner would be unarmed.

Read the full article here:
Ex-Burglars: Newspaper’s Gun Owner Map ‘Exceptionally Stupid’, Helps Crooks | TheBlaze.com

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