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Philippines

13 January 2010

Time (USA)

An off-duty policeman with a .45 caliber pistol casually tucked into his trousers was the first person to be arrested in the Philippines' new six-month ban on carrying firearms in public — a measure aimed at reducing political killings during the election season that has only just started but is already violent. The hapless cop was reportedly stopped at a police checkpoint in the capital region's Quezon City just 30 minutes into the gun ban that began on Jan. 10. In... (GunPolicy.org)

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