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17 November 2010

Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — Citing a dip in crime incidents during the election gun ban period, the Philippine National Police on Wednesday renewed its call to prohibit the carrying of firearms amid opposition from pro-gun groups. The proposed permanent gun ban involves limiting the issuances of permits to carry guns outside of residence (PTCFOR) as well as strict screening of applicants for PTCFORs. "Applicants for permits will be strictly screened and they have to prove... (GunPolicy.org)

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