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Philippines

31 July 2010

Agence France Presse

MANILA — Standing amid an array of foreign assault rifles and local shotguns at one of the Philippines' largest shopping malls, firearms aficionados celebrated the rise of the nation's new president. Benigno Aquino, who took office on June 30, is an avid sports shooter and clips on YouTube show him using a semi-automatic pistol with great skill at a target shooting competition. "The feeling is that he is one of us. He also inhales gunpowder," said Johnmuel Mendoza,... (GunPolicy.org)

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