I am very disturbed at the newspaper's legal action to obtain the names of the concealed weapons license holders. The intent of the concealed weapons law is to conceal, not to expose. The only reason that I can see for you to obtain this list is to harm the license holders. Releasing this information to the public is defeating the law's purpose of fighting crime. You have already damaged the intent of the law by releasing the number of the few licenses issued which tells the criminals that the chances of encountering a concealed weapons holder is greatly diminished. You are evidently on the side of the criminal.
I would hope that you will not publish the names of the concealed weapons license holders to further damage them.
Garry N. Savage