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7 June 2010

Manila Bulletin

The country's human rights watchdog is not convinced that a gun ban would solve the problem of the proliferation of firearms. Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairwoman Leila M. de Lima told participants of the National Firearms Control Program Consultative Summit at Camp Crame last Friday that the commission "supports the proposition that the current gun ban should be extended, but only to the extent that it paves the way towards a radical change in the enforcement... (GunPolicy.org)

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