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Old December 31, 2012, 11:18 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by WeblyMKV
Newspapers in Indiana and Illinois have done the same thing by publishing the names and addresses of License to Carry a Handgun and FOID card holders respectively. In both cases, they were dealt with through new state laws making such information no longer public record.
Ohio had the same problem. Journalists opposed to the new concealed carry law were entitled to have the full roster of concealed carry permits printed by each sheriff and provided to the journalists.

After this abuse continued for a couple of years, Ohio left information the public record, i.e. anyone is entitled to view it, but any of the copying of the information needed to be performed manually. This minor obstacle appears to have curbed the abuse.

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