Feb 14, 2013|
The Bangor Daily News has requested from all Maine police departments the names, addresses and dates of birth of all concealed-weapon permit holders. The Newspaper says this request is part of various long-term reporting projects on domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse. Howie said can you say bullbleep.
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We wanna start off with something this is this is pretty outrageous I didn't know about it told the liked to walked in here today. City can you minister about the Bangor daily news the Bangor daily news has -- every police department in Maine for your request for the names addresses and birth dates of all concealed permit colors. We give me that. I wanna know when this the first newspaper that's gonna ask for the for the addresses. And the in the birth dates in the Social Security numbers of of all the welfare recipients. About how about the Bangor daily news print a list of everybody in every town in Maine who has a who has an EBT cart public that. Who -- more. Who cost the state more money. The EDT card holders or the people with concealed weapon apartments. What why is that why is the Bangor daily news doing this other than 21 other than to why bother. Loss abiding citizens. Will they break you know and -- and a good point when the paper in Poughkeepsie were wars and a New York the Gannett paper again preparation it's. Gannett paper can't you -- on the press are getting now is that the people on USA today. Why don't they print all the names of all the women that abortions. That would make gate that would make uninteresting statement when that -- why does why did they feel the need to print these names. Are they -- here are the are they trying to watch the trying to of course people into giving up their guns I don't think it's gonna work. Are they trying to war tell criminals where they shouldn't. Shouldn't go to rob because they might be shocked. And that's gonna work year because I don't know Camellia burglars that read newspapers anymore. 18774694322. What do you think it is what meticulous this this proposal by the bank or the news to one. To get the yep name in print the names of all the people without permits compartments in Maine. Concealed weapon per I guess that's what it's how well we just a few weapons permits when I'm going to the year and that both doctors and air base. He break straight day. Again this this is just so transparent with these people I mean they -- they wonder why anyone business. You know be there they are just trying to counsel law abiding people. If you have a concealed weapon permit what are the odds that you're using the weapon. -- for rod nefarious purposes. But he zero -- and next is right all. I'll help you now that -- then -- -- ball. And that there is a very large percentage of people with god it's in their house who are killed by those guys. That's that's correct the severest in very miniscule percentage but most of those people were killed by guns in their houses they commit suicide okay. If they didn't have guns they -- commit suicide with something else probably prescription drug. Washed down with some and 980 -- blues. There's there's no there's no reason for this other than the raspy that's what this is all about this is holidays they would never think of arresting illegal aliens born in the country they would never think about harassing sex offenders. Some idea what the list of every sex offender in every town in Maine and Fred list. -- I don't know I mean no what about their -- they've served their time. They paid their debt to society. They had they paid their -- OK what about these what about these people what the concealed carry permit. They they haven't paid their debt to society because they didn't know any thing. Editor's note all what's an -- -- well. It on Wednesday the Bangor daily news requested that from Maine police agencies regarding concealed weapons permits in Maine. I like to explain her thinking and clarify our intent. The BD and requested the records of concealed weapons permits as part of a long term reporting project on domestic violence sexual assault and drug abuse. The -- in the Bangor daily news lately about the size of a it's in most pleased about the size of a -- CVS choir. I don't think they're going to be in depth reports. At the Bangor daily news and by the way. Chris -- my friend the police officer former state rep he's going to be up going in for Rick Tyler tomorrow on the voice of main WVO in my Tillman Jim applaud -- couple plugs. So tune in tomorrow I'm sure he'll be talking about that sees a cop he knows he knows how valuable can be viable weapon. You know when play as I'm sure he would agree even -- even even though is a pop -- when caught when seconds count cops are minutes away. The VPN has never had any intention to release identifying information about permit holders and senate so when our request. We recognize how sensitive. This information is -- make sure police agencies knew of this intent. All we intend to use this information about permits. Along with other information sets we are gathering to analyze possible -- relations relevant to our reporting projects. I regret the confusion our request this cause. We hope the by stating our intent right -- letters we could have a -- assuage any concerns they would've could've cost. Again no identifying information about permit holders will be published in no story specifically about permit holders -- plan. And PS you can trust us we're not like. Others. Yeah right but he put I put that that. This -- these there's b.s and -- are. Indeed these are not people of -- well. If you have a gun permit I would be up and -- and -- I -- concealed weapons permit I would be up in arms about this I don't blame it. Don't believe a word they say. Paul your next with how we cargo ahead Paul. In -- in this request from the -- daily news is just outrageous. Mean if -- earlier about the they would never published a list are what they are -- request a list sex offenders -- is really to the point in this that this is another example of a paper that obviously has no reason. To make a request like what is doing so for purposes. Presumably. -- on the road and I wouldn't trust them anymore than I would trust the Portland press herald. It's the same -- it's that they're all the same right now up in Maine and unfortunately you know it's all the same paper basically you know. Yeah it's it's ridiculous and you know if if if they produce and are all relative to domestic violence in the states yeah I can imagine that what they're really trying to do is this the information that but he -- right from the. Right. -- Detroit it's like when they remember when the Democrats asked for Mitt Romney's tax returns. -- just wanted to dig through a woman and look for bad stuff right. This is the same thing only with god only with concealed weapons holder hormonal ups and look at it they're looking for bad stuff. You know the gonna gonna gonna -- Joseph blow in is in that caribou. Has got a concealed weapons permits so that they can run big run by the can find out there run Joseph blow wanted Joseph blow from terrible. On the Internet site site or run him through the department of corrections and find out if he ever did a scratch. They'll say there is a guy named Joseph blow and caribou cool did a scratch fur assault them back. I mean you could pretty you know you could think of all kinds of ways to -- commit mischief with this kind of list. I wouldn't again I wouldn't trust the Bangor daily news with information like that. At all I mean that the notion that it secure with them that joke. And exactly it the exactly it's the it's the last place it's secure thanks for the call Paul 18774694322. -- just got in the truck what's this all about the Bangor daily news is seeking the names of all concealed carry permit holders in -- They say they're gonna use -- for reporting projects that they don't plan to release the names. Yeah Africa today. A lot on ambassador for some scholar from the air sheriff -- -- -- I opened. The bears much of possible. So my guy my age my judgment. That indication and a conservative paper -- -- all the names and addresses the people who do not have -- permits. That way panic at all either Biggio ended in -- by a firearm to protect themselves or they become the target her all the Robert. The problem as mark there aren't any conservative newspapers in Maine. Not not not Maine but the union leader and answers about that it is against it and -- it anyway. Ya know it is your right but I don't think the I don't even think the union leader would do that the union leader is just about minding its own business I mean that they'll do a story when they have to but then -- going out on a fishing expeditions to -- To make trouble for -- law abiding citizens. Thanks for the call mark 18774694322. Bangor daily news and Portland papers are owned by -- weeping -- husband got -- -- the congresswoman called a congresswoman and ask her what she thinks about best. 18774694322. On our car. 18774694322. So the already be they filed the I guess the other problem most of the B -- mostly Republicans some Democrats. Have all filed the bill and Augusta. Emergency bill would shield identities of -- concealed weapons permit holders from public. And is the this is just so oh so outrageous I. From 603 New Hampshire I lived there I would call their biggest advertiser assuming they have won and -- them. I am done unless they withdraw answer those ads and unless they withdraw that from their newspaper. Which ought to do I mean that the problem is you can't EU the Bangor daily news you can't really say I'm a stop subscribing most people have long scents stop subscribing. To the Bangor daily news. But you're gonna get they want everybody from whole state so this is like that there all these papers are I think they on the Karabakh journal so. This degree on the panic -- -- Karabakh journal in addition to the press herald and the in the Bangor daily news. Every -- all the big papers in the -- -- by this one guy. And who who weapons to be married to well one of the stuff that the states southern congresswoman. And and so they gonna it's -- every. All of the newspapers will have this this data mining going on. And you know pages up for reelection next year they can use it -- was say. You know -- he. 672%. Of governor -- pages. Talent. Town committee chairman have concealed weapons permits. Cutesy news and for that could -- I don't care what these days. My work today you know it's a look at look at the look at the yellow sheets that they publish. 18774694322. How do you think angry and her husband would like they or their family members names addresses and the obese Paul posted on the front the war. Yeah that's what the that's what -- the gun owner blogs did out of New York with that that. With that paper that that was printing the names of all concealed weapon permit told they were they were parting the they were prepping the name or printing or posting on the Internet all the names of the and addresses of the reporters and editors. Officer mark your next with Howie -- gore -- -- officer mark. Yeah now he noticed the wording of the requests they have no intention. Of releasing right. That's the -- and they -- to. Yup they're from the Bangor daily news and they're here to help the office. And -- -- this -- releases -- statistics on domestic violence nationwide every vehicle suddenly. The Bangor daily news doesn't get those from the -- anymore. It's published every year. And that you cannot confirm this with a friend opposite really. The worst thing we got to worry about when you're in a domestic situation and I've responded to that they'd be better off. Tracking the purchases of the local liquor stores isn't really good points weapons permits because most of the time everybody struck and they are fighting. And let us know we couldn't shoot straight they want to. You know that is a really good point officer mark they ought to point that's that's what they ought to do they ought to start -- How many how many cases of Bud Light went into war. When it to 42 elm street last week that's what they ought to be let -- print that he'd see honesty a long that lasts. No but the Bangor daily news you know frequency agency liquor stores at all either so you know you might get caught up in there were a little law. About research if you if you. Exactly good points officer mark thank you. 1877469432218774694322. It's a study of potentially lethal weapons prior to the camp of this bill that the trying to bring the legislation. To Maine I'm baffled -- and him being guy like you can't see that after months. 18774694322. Brian you're next with how we. -- -- -- -- -- Hey I'm. You know being -- the last couple of high profile shooting incidents that we all know about you know we all know that there. You know horrible as they are on what I think it's more likely. Somebody would be a mental health issue or somebody that is legally. -- -- It's scary and elect and it lately we don't want to -- I think it's more likely to commit a crime like. Exactly someone with a mental health problem in this -- or Dora because we don't. You are productive for the paper that possibly. Published the name of people are -- the help. Yeah you -- know another suggestion for Brian if you know you're on to something here. Why don't we print that they won the Bangor daily news get a list of every licensed mental health facility in the state of Maine and print them. Because you're right they're a lot liable to be a lot of people living in the air. Who who might not be of sound minded might be might be inclined to go on a shooting Rampage at some point. Right. Right and you know what's frightening about this now is that I think everybody so -- the mark with their. And you know these you know people are are inclined to do -- I think there are on for the next thing and it's not going to be and of itself. It'll be something else somewhere else and won't -- -- once again you know. Well -- the biggest us school incidentally of all time you know that they did they they wrote about it all the papers when a sandy hook occurred. Was a was a guy who was angry about having to -- property taxes in Michigan back in the twenties for a he had new school. So he built Obama and he drove the bomb into the school with a truck and killed killed thousands if not hundreds of kids. Had nothing to it look at Timothy McVeigh heated and did he. It was Timothy McVeigh a licensed gun owner does anybody know -- of what -- have prevented. Oklahoma City unified Timothy McVeigh's name had been nine have been run in the local newspaper I don't think so. Jonathan you're next with Howie -- go ahead Jonathan. Our NATO and a -- appear in Maine and the end I know that felt that they -- as sponsored emergency you know maintenance there were presented -- well and -- there. And I know very well and and he was one told me about it and it's very right now. It's a you know god forbid that they they put these our names out there and I hadn't beaten -- the military arm holder. That they that they happen to do this they're very good target and a girl and other bad guys to common possibly -- thousand. Right. Right Anita Dunn Unita -- this is where you can get a -- to laugh about a return to rob some rob some place yeah. If it's an effort and -- god forbid that my wife was owned by herself and she didn't have her firearm -- her. You know she wouldn't be -- -- so you tell me that you know setting problem. These people sold them sanctimonious Jonathan -- they don't even realize there's going to be pushed back from people on us. I trust me I'll be on the front line them right now. They already they already know up and -- that they don't -- my my first -- like you there right now. If I don't if you don't like what the Bangor daily news is going don't. By the Bangor daily news or one copy so you can see the advertisers and go buy from the advertisers. And tell let the advertisers know the united I for a moment nobody and -- until late. Put an end to this -- there by a by withdrawing their ad dollars if anything ever call for boycott it's when it's one is sanctimonious. Left wing rag decides that they're going to target. Law abiding citizens and make life rough for them. -- -- -- -- -- 187746943221877469432. To Bangor daily news on withdrawing all my ads and subscriptions with them already draft that might -- -- this is just. -- I wanna list of all the welfare recipients of my tax dollars support and let's study the relations between. Well fear of domestic abuse. It's opened up a hornet's nest now we car.