Concealed Gun Permit Names Posted By Ohio Paper

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When Ohio legislators enacted a law allowing residents to carry concealed weapons, but allowed only the media to find out the names of those obtaining such permits, The Plain Dealer in Cleveland decided to let the public know which of their neighbors were on the list, reports Editor & Publisher. Starting Wednesday, the paper began publishing the names, ages, and home counties of the 3,000 residents who have taken out such permits, citing the public's right to know. "We don't think the public should be denied access to the names at all," said Plain Dealer Editor Doug . . .

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