Ex-Burglars Say Newspaper’s Gun Map Would’ve Made the Job Easier, Safer


Reformed crooks say the New York newspaper that published a map of names and addresses of gun owners did a great service – to their old cronies in the burglary trade.
The information published online by the Journal-News, a daily paper serving the New York suburbs of Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, could be highly useful to thieves in two ways, former burglars told FoxNews.com. Crooks looking to avoid getting shot now know which targets are soft and those who need weapons know where they can steal them.

Read more: [Ex-Burglars Say Newspaper](http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/01/04/ex-burglars-say-newspapers-gun-map-wouldve-made-job-easier-safer/#ixzz2H8sETm12<br /><br />I)I was reading another article earlier about another politician who wanted to print out all those who held gun licenses in his state. The thought came to me that perhaps if someone printed out his personal information-- say bank accounts and such, would this make him aware how foolish he is?


Scary stupid stuff. Might as well print the times everyone makes bank deposits too.