Bangor Daily News Outs Concealed Weapon Permit Holders
Bangor Daily News asked Maine police departments for names, addresses and birth dates of all concealed-weapon permit holders
Thu, 02/14/2013 - 2:13pm
Posted by Ugenetoo
The Bangor Daily News has asked all Maine police departments for the names, addresses and dates of birth of all concealed-weapon permit holders, a move that is angering gun-rights advocates.
“The BDN has no intention to release this information publicly,” said Anthony Ronzio, the newspaper’s director of news and new media, in a prepared statement Thursday. “We intend to use this information, along with other information we are gathering, to analyze possible correlations and trends relevant to our reporting projects.”