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Philippines

17 July 2009

ABS-CBN News (Manila), Column

Once again, the government is issuing a general firearms amnesty. In October, all those whose guns are not duly licensed may have their weapons registered, no questions asked. Amnesties are meant to encourage those who are in violation of the law to straighten out their situation. But how often should amnesties be given? If it is given too often, people are not pushed to comply with the law from the start. This is the case with gun amnesty. Those who are using... (GunPolicy.org)

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