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Gun Policy News, 6 June 2010

Philippines

6 June 2010

GMA TV News (Manila)

The nationwide gun ban will be lifted on June 9, and stricter measures on gun control will be put in place instead of extending the gun ban's effectivity, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced Friday. The policy was announced during the PNP's second gun summit in Camp Crame on Friday, where participants conceded to just supporting stricter measures on firearms control. "There will be no gun ban extension. The policies on carrying guns before the election... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

6 June 2010

Winnipeg Free Press (Manitoba), Opinion

Bill C-391 is designed to eliminate the ineffective and expensive long gun registry. And of the many witnesses supporting Bill C-391, few are as credible as Gary Mauser, a Professor Emeritus in criminology from Simon Fraser University who recently made a presentation before the House of Commons Public Safety Committee. Mauser's presentation had one simple goal: to "show how claims made by the opponents of Bill C-391 are blatantly false or misleading" as outlined below.... (GunPolicy.org)

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