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Police start ‘visiting’ gun owners

POLICE have started going house to house as part of their campaign to urge gun owners to renew their firearms license. As of October, there were 21,592 firearms with expired license in Central Visayas, Supt. Rex Derillo, chief of the Firearms, Explossives Security Service Agency and Guards Supervisory Section (FESSAGSS), said in yesterday’s Talakayan sa […]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Unofficial poll shows respondents want total gun ban imposed


Majority of the respondents that joined an unofficial poll conducted by INQUIRER.net want the government to impose a total gun ban during the holidays in the Philippines.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

800 ‘hot’ towns on Comelec watch list


Police on Friday said they were closely watching more than 800 towns identified as “election watch-list areas” in 80 provinces as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday set about erecting the system of security checkpoints across the country for the entire five-month election period.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Comelec blinks, says Aquino exempted from gun ban

President Benigno Aquino III.   AP FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections is now singing a different tune on the issue of exempting President Aquino from the election gun ban.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Gun control, not gun ban’

Sen. Gregorio Honasan II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Instead of a total gun ban, groups on both sides of the gun debate on Thursday urged senators to pass a bill that would enforce stricter gun controls to prevent crimes related to loose firearms.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »