This is a discussion on Do CCW Permit Holders and Gun Owners have a Right to Privacy?? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Hiram25 In Delaware you have to advertise in a local newspaper that you are applying for a CCDW license, it must run ...
I almost find it funny in a sense , like that guy who had the sign on his lawn with an ARROW pointing to his neighbors house, stating something like," My neighbors want to ban all guns,,,,,,,
The thugs could easily figure out which houses to rob, based solely on that fact!!!
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In RI the names of CCW permit holders are private and can not be shared per 11-47-11 and 11-47-18.
However, there is nothing preventing the licensing authority to release the names of applicants. A friend of mine applied in a town that doesn't issue permits even though they are required by law to do so, and the police went and interviewed his neighbors about him and said he was applying for a permit to carry a gun. The police found no reason not to issue based on everything they knew, so the chief added another requirement: a psychological test administered at a state university. If it wasn't bad enough that he wanted him to take the test, when he contacted the university, they said there wasn't even such a test... This should be an easy case for the courts, but it costs thousands of dollars and the chief will probably do the same for the next applicant.
Here is the bill that will prevent the names for applicants to be released. Unfortunately, the bill came as a surprise on many of us and we weren't able to testify on the bill and it was held for further study.
Kansas , made it a crime to divulge if someone has a CC permit. So, no LEO, newspaper, anyone in the Govt, at the DL bureau where we get our permits, etc. are allowed to divulge that info. to anyone else.
What brought this up was a local newspaper wanted the info to print it in the paper. Funny thing was, that several people threatened to take out ads in competiting publications the names, address and phone number of every employee of the newspaper, and all LEO's if they did. The legislature reacted very quickly by passing and moving the law thru for the Gov's signature.
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We all have a pretend expectation of privacy; CCW or not the patriot act ensures no American citizen has the right to privacy any longer.
Jack Moran of the Eugene Register-Guard started it, and many others, including the Oregonian followed suit. The Sheriffs originally refused to release the information, but the newspapers sued them for the information and won in some cases. So many counties had to supply the papers with the names and addresses of every CHL holder in their area. As we speak, Ryan Kost of the Oregonian is seeking the same for all Washington County holders.
There was legislation introduced in 2009 to protect the information of CHL holders, but it was neutered to the point of irrelevance by Rep. Judy Stiegler. There is new legislation that has passed the house, but Senate Judiciary Committe chairman Floyd Prozanski had said that he will likely not send the bill to the senate floor for a vote, even though he "supports the bill." Yeah right.
Here is the OFF Alert from back when it started.
A little gem from the Oregonian:
"We've always appreciated the fact that you could check whether your road-raging next-door neighbor also had the sheriff's permission to pack heat in an ankle holster."
Until the New World Order and its evil have their way (we Patriots hope never)....we have this little document called the Constitution that SAYS WE DO!
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