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Gun-permit owners’ map draws ire

NEW YORK — A newspaper’s interactive map listing the names and addresses of gun permit holders in two New York counties has drawn a gathering avalanche of outrage this week.

As word spread across social media, thousands left comments expressing disbelief and anger at the map, compiled from publicly available information on handgun permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties and published online by The Journal News, a newspaper based in White Plains, N.Y., and owned by Gannett Co.

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