Florida Deputies May Have Illegally Shared Private Gun Owner Info
By Tom Knighton
Owning a firearm is a constitutional right. It’s expressly spelled out in the Constitution via the Second Amendment. After all, that’s all calling it a “constitutional right” means, it’s simply a right protected by the Constitution.
However, privacy is also considered a constitutional right, though one not quite as expressly stated as such.
The unfortunate thing, though, is that there are those who don’t think firearm owners deserve their right to privacy. Some have suggested treating gun owners like sex offenders, for example. Luckily, those people don’t have the power to make nonsense like this a reality.
That doesn’t mean troubling privacy concerns don’t exist for gun owners, especially when stuff like this happens.
A gun owner’s rights advocacy group accused the Charlotte County and Sarasota County Sheriff’s Offices of illegally sharing private gun owner information with other law enforcement agencies.A copy of an email from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office dated Dec. 3, 2013 showed a CCSO official emailing a North Port police official a weekly gun sales report. All of the information about the gun sales is blacked out, but you can see the CCSO official asked about an NPPD detective about running Sarasota County gun …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms