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Philippines

2 April 2012

Sun Star (Philippines)

DAVAO CITY Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio reiterated on Sunday the month-long gun ban imposed during the 75th Araw ng Dabaw celebration has been proven effective to deter crimes. The implementation of the localized gun ban met strong opposition from various sectors, including Vice Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte. In Sunday's press briefing at her office, Duterte-Carpio presented a comparative data of the study conducted to determine the crime rate in the city over the... (GunPolicy.org)

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