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Gun Policy News, 9 April 2012


9 April 2012

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Starting Monday, only soldiers and law enforcers will be allowed to carry firearms in the island-province of Masbate. Philippine National Police Director General Nicanor Bartolome, in a memorandum on Saturday, ordered the suspension of gun-carrying privileges in Masbate from April 9 to 14, when the annual Rodeo Masbateño Festival is celebrated in the province as a tribute to its cattle industry. He said that due to the event "all permits to carry firearms outside of... (

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9 April 2012

United Press International

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A new forensic technique using lasers may allow investigators to match gunshot residue to a specific caliber of firearm, U.S. and European researchers say. The new technique could lead to a stronger link between a suspect and a firearm, they said. Researchers in Spain used spectroscopy to analyze six kinds of ammunition, assessing propellant from unfired cartridges then compared these spectra to the signature in residue from fired guns, (

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