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Gun Policy News, 22 May 2011


22 May 2011

Philippine Daily Inquirer

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines — Police and military forces raided here, on Saturday, a gun-making facility found illegally manufacturing, repairing or tampering with high-powered firearms. Government forces seized several guns and paraphernalia and equipment for the repair and manufacture of, and tampering with high-powered firearms. Recovered from the raid on the house of Gualberto Gonzaga in Doña Soledad Subdivision in Labangal village here, were barrels and... (

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United States

22 May 2011

New York Daily News, Opinion

When people think about terrorism, they tend to envision bombs, hostages and hijackings. But the future of terrorism increasingly belongs to the humble gun. From Frankfurt to Mumbai and beyond, terrorists are making the gun their primary weapon of choice. Nowhere is this threat more troubling than here in the United States. In the decade since the Sept. 11 attacks, 17 Americans have been killed by reasonably clear-cut cases of homegrown Islamist terrorism. Every one of... (

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