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7 December 2008

Senate Office of Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr., Media release

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today called on the government anew to tighten the rules for allowing civilians to carry firearms in the wake of the unfortunate killing of a man and his young daughter during a shootout between policemen and robbers in Paranaque City Friday night. Pimentel urged law enforcement authorities to study the possibility of prohibiting civilians, even those with the necessary permits, from carrying loaded firearms... (GunPolicy.org)

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