Title shamelessly stolen from an email with SayUncle last night. If you missed me on NRA News, you can hear the segment by going here and clicking on the Program Archive, selecting December 3rd and clicking on the segment title, which is “Caleb Gibbons”. Of course, thanks to pdb, the gaffe has been preserved for posterity.
In all seriousness though, the permit database that the HTO is running is serious business. I actually had an email exchange with the editor yesterday, with me making the point that their database 1) exposes gun owners and non gun owners to increased risk of criminal activity, and 2) treats gun owners like sex offenders and “criminals waiting to happen”. To boil his response down a nutshell, it was “nuh-uh.”
Keep the phone calls and emails to the Herald Times coming, and make sure that you’re contacting your legislators to let them know that you want them to support a bill making our handgun license information private data.