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Newspaper conglomerate building massive database of gun owners

• The Daily Caller
.... Civitas Media, which owns 88 newspapers in 12 states and more than 100 total publications, is planning to use public records requests to build their databases, according to an internal Civitas email obtained by the Buckeye Firearms Association in Ohio....

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Comment by William Poole
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The new title is extremely misleading, and suspicious. The article originated at the daily caller, and more accurately is titled "newspaper conglomerate CONSIDERS building massive database of gunowners". This means that the reporter for freedoms phoenix, Gammil, took out the word 'considers' for the obvious effect of dramatizing the subject more for the readers! Not to mention there is a note at the end of the article saying:

UPDATE: Following the publication of this report, Civitas Media announced that it rejected its internal proposal to build a database of concealed carry permit holders. Civitas CEO Michael C. Bush, who declined to comment to The Daily Caller because he was boarding a plane this morning, later said in a statement, “A poorly crafted internal memo meant to highlight editorial discussions and planning incorrectly indicated that such a database was being planned; it has been considered and rejected.

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