Mayor Bloomberg Doesn’t Think We Should Be Publishing Gun Owners’ Names

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21:  Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends Paul McCartney's & Nancy Shevell's party at The Bowery Hotel on October 21, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21: Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends Paul McCartney's & Nancy Shevell's party at The Bowery Hotel on October 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images) Photo: Rob Kim/2011 Getty Images

Now back from vacation, Mayor Bloomberg took to his weekly radio show today to announce his views on sharing gun permit information:

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Despite his somewhat misinformed opinion — the New York Post points out that medical records are still private — Bloomberg also noted that publishing gun owner information is protected by the First Amendment.