I, personally, refuse to stoop to their level. I don't feel bad for them if others do, though...
I am appalled, but in a way I feel like they did those gun owners a favor. Anyone could have gotten that information with an FOIA request, and many probably already have, without making a scene. The newspaper has exposed a pre-existing problem, and drawn enough attention to it that now legislators are talking about eliminating the storage of that information altogether.