Friday, February 15, 2013
Bangor Daily News Goes Over The Top on Gun Permit Info
If you have a concealed weapon permit then the Bangor Daily News wants to know. The Bangor newspaper has requested personal information on concealed weapon permit holders from all Maine police departments. This follows on the heels of a newspaper in New York gathering similar information and then releasing it to the public. Many view this request - made possible by the Maine Freedom of Access Act - as an invasion of privacy. Read more in "Bangor newspaper's request for gun data causes uproar", Portland Herald Press, February 14, 2013.