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Philippines

22 January 2010

Philippine Daily Inquirer

VILLASIS, Pangasinan — Not one of the shotguns issued by the provincial government to 1,300 village chiefs in the province has been surrendered to the police. Provincial police director, Senior Supt. Percival Barba, said he had ordered police chiefs to recall and keep the shotguns in the police stations during the election period but so far no gun had been surrendered. Hernani Braganza, mayor of Alaminos City and one of those opposed to the issuance of shotguns to... (GunPolicy.org)

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