Judge Jeanine confronts The Journal News
Paper under scrutiny for outing gun owners
- Duration 4:43
- Date Jan 14, 2013
Paper under scrutiny for outing gun owners
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New York newspaper publishing the names addresses legal gun owners well one of those owners an elderly man.
Was just burglarized and White Plains, New York judge -- -- whose name was also on the list along with her address -- producers to confront the editors of the journal news.
Take a look.
-- -- -- -- Thank.
You tell me why you guys release the names of the gun owners.
-- -- -- -- As you could see we had door slammed right in our face.
Yes indeed we're joined right now on the phone by judge Janine -- judged Mauritania.
Good morning ironic isn't it there that newspaper puts out everybody's name and address.
The fact that they own guns but then when your producer -- wanted to talk to them about why they did it.
There on the phone they're too busy -- Well it it's even worse than that speed because these guys will track you down that everyone in your family.
Defines you but we have been going after them for two weeks straight every day to get an answer as to why they publish the names that that this isn't legal gun owners.
And make no mistake and they didn't let these illegal gun owners have gone through a prospect -- Where they'd been investigated their bad background check there's judicial review I know I would buy -- permit.
You do it very thorough investigation now all of a sudden you know the purveyors and information are shut down there and -- hold their hiding.
And guess what guys they're hiding behind guns guys with guns there so they hired bodyguards.
And you know -- -- statement that they gave belt where god they -- we felt it was important.
In the aftermath of the new -- shooting that we identify gun owners didn't -- chapter.
At Rockland and you know if you if you park -- statement out.
What they're saying -- is.
We are comparing -- -- shooter and it'd been children.
Still legal god -- herdsmen -- -- the height of hypocrisy.
It is very much an editorial low opinion on why they did this and now let's bring people of today because over the weekend -- -- this is gonna happen.
And now -- apparently -- the people have taken this list and now they went burglars went to the home of an elderly man who did own guns.
Tried to get into his home they dense succeed at doing that they did not too big guns out of the safe.
But is this what we're gonna see now these people including yourself.
Are gonna become -- -- Well I think that the journal -- this has certainly put in jeopardy.
Who have guns toward big gang bangers drug dealers that -- People who were looking for guns and -- body yet no implications.
Those who don't have guns look it is viva Chile I'm gonna go to help the -- all right the one that does -- the -- until everyone should be open arms so to speak in in -- -- -- Because they have been identified -- -- they're having that they're not having them.
And the journal news continued on lock down they continue in the hiding they won't explain it and people are calling for.
Not only in the you know very you cancellation of the script actually cut but advertisers.
Are appalling that a bear ad that I know this -- -- fact.
-- -- beyond that beyond that as a remedy does someone who is Bernard gold who's done his stolen as a result of being published.
In that way do they have any remedy.
In the law in terms of going after this newspaper for money damages in your opinion.
Well you know I think it would be very difficult case.
Are they history of the journal news there editorializing and their anti gun -- That one might be able to at least argue.
That they have because of error on this like oh -- and they have put gun owners in jeopardy that there is -- eight.
Kind of -- intent on their part.
-- who highlight to these people are you could certainly make the argument.
And causing a risk of harm to them I understand good argument judge on a scale of one to ten how angry are you.
You know what I'm a public official -- rancher judge grant for -- -- numbers -- that.
As far as I'm concerned that you know I'm not worried about it but I think that most people aren't at nine or ten -- didn't hit a boiling point in Westchester and rock but people are Eumig.
They aren't you excited figure much -- -- when that 29 states have laws that do not allow newspapers or blogs they'll publish some information that might happen in New York now as well coming.