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28 September 2010

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Air guns, pellet guns, and airsoft guns are covered by the current gun ban for the Oct. 25 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, a Commission on Elections official said Tuesday. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said these guns were included because they fall under the definition of a gun as "any device that propels a projectile or a slug." "For the most part, the slug is chemically propelled. But the definition of a gun also includes weapons that fire... (GunPolicy.org)

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