Journal News Gun Map Fallout: Assemblyman Zebrowski (D-New City) sponsors new bill protecting rights of gun-owners

SAFE Act supporter gives a little to local permit holders BY DYLAN SKRILOFF When the White Plains-based daily newspaper the Journal News published a list of legal pistol permit holders on an interactive website map back in December 2012, it stirred a local and national hornets’ nest. ¬†Amazingly, fallout continues 15 months later. The Rockland […]

Gannett Mole: Four Menial Employees Fired in 2013 to Cover Costs from Gun-Map Fallout

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES EXCLUSIVE How much did all those armed guards and hotel rooms for executive editors cost the Journal News earlier this year, not to mention lost subscribers? The newspaper had to go into virtual lock-down after giving law abiding gun-owners the “sex offender treatment” following the Newtown massacre.¬†Journal News publisher Janet Hasson and […]

ROCKLAND CLERK TO JOURNAL NEWS: FOLLOW THE WILL OF NEW YORKERS AND TAKE DOWN THE MAP

On the heels of yet another burglary that has raised suspicion of a connection to the Journal News’ interactive gun license-map, the Rockland County Clerk’s Office has requested in writing that the White Plains-based newspaper take the map down. Regulations in NY SAFE, the new gun control law passed this week by the state of […]