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Papua New Guinea

20 August 2001

Post-Courier (Port Moresby), Opinion

The responsibility for protecting elected leaders with firearms rests with police. The present situation where Members of Parliament are allowed to own pistols to protect themselves is wrong. It is an admission that they have failed to contain the increasing law and order problems in PNG and therefore must resort to arming themselves for protection. Police have a responsibility to provide security for all leaders whose lives may be threatened. This responsibility has... (GunPolicy.org)

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