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Philadelphia: City published personal information of some gun owners

Monday, October 22, 2012

Lawrence isn't a violent felon or a stickup artist with a lengthy rap sheet. He's not a drug dealer holding down the corner with a Glock tucked in his waistband, or a straw purchaser selling guns to street thugs.
He's a Philadelphia church pastor and a robbery victim who routinely carries large sums of money and drives a nice car. So he applied for a gun permit last year for his personal protection.
"It's not that I'm thinking God does not walk with me when I go places," Lawrence said. "But anything could happen. We're living in some bad times."
The last thing he expected was for his request for a concealed carry permit to make its way to the Drudge Report's 1.9 million daily visitors.

Read the article: The Philadelphia Daily News (Pa.)

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.