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 [...]
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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Commission on Elections is now singing a different tune on the issue of exempting President Aquino from the election gun ban.
By Cathy Yamsuan
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.
By TJ Burgonio
A total gun ban will disarm only law-abiding citizens and leave the criminals to prowl the streets, President Aquino said Wednesday as he rejected calls for such a ban being imposed in the country.
By Christian V. Esguerra
, Philip C. Tubeza
The death of 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella by celebratory gunfire in Caloocan City on New Year’s Eve and the shooting rampage three days later in Kawit town in Cavite province that left eight people dead and 12 others wounded on Friday have drawn attention to a number of gun-control measures that have been rotting in Congress.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
With a seemingly unlimited source of energy, Stephanie Nicole Ella, the 7-year-old girl hit and killed by celebratory gunfire on New Year’s Eve, entertained everyone in her family, according to her grandmother.
By Michael Lim Ubac
, Norman Bordadora
Amid the public outrage over the death from New Year celebratory gunfire of 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella, Malacañang has received proposals for an absolute ban on firecrackers and a total gun ban, according to deputy spokesperson Abigail Valte.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has expanded the list of government institutions exempted from the total gun ban beginning January next year when the campaign period officially starts.