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    Police say they have caught the Woodland Hills escapee accused of shooting a TSU student on Wednesday. click here for more

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"State-by-State" Concealed Weapons Database Considered by Newspaper Company

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Fox News-- An email sent out by an editor with North Carolina based Civitas Media is drawing the ire of some gun-rights supporters. According to a Fox News report, the email states the newspaper chain is considering a "state-by-state database" on concealed weapons permit holders. 

The newspaper chain has nearly 100 publications and 1.6 million readers. The email also says the new database project "examines the explosion of conceal and carry gun permits across the U.S."

Civitas' director of content told Fox News there are "no plans to publish any lists," but Chad Baus, the secretary of the Buckeye Firearms Association, has his reservations. "Theyre saying theyre not going to publish the list, but once the list is compiled, what are they going to do with it?

The database, if indeed created according to the internal email obtained by Baus, would be used to further demonize gun owners, he said.  

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