Originally Posted by Warfish
TLDR: Abusing one right (speech/media) to try and ban another (gun rights), whilse abusing a third (privacy), is not a good thing.
If you want to know why mandatory state-based registration has an much opposition as it does (apart from confiscation fears down the road), this is your example. No one wants their private information forcibly "shared" by the State to anyone, much less an abusive media trying to screw people.
Preach on brother, I couldn't agree more.