Gunfight: Newspaper’s decision to out firearms owners sparks ongoing battle

Gunfight: Newspaper’s decision to out firearms owners sparks ongoing battle – Now it is the advertisers and readers of a New York newspaper who are caught in the crossfire, after its controversial decision to publish the names and addresses of gun owners in its community.  The initial story by the Westchester Journal News on Dec. 22 prompted a bitter backlash by gun advocates, who published the names and addresses of some of the newspaper’s staff. Since then, supporters and critics of the newspaper’s controversial stand have been taking potshots at each other in a near-daily exchange that has drawn national attention.