Assert your rights, gun owners told

Police authorities were warned not to use the New Year's Eve revelry as an excuse to harass and intimidate legitimate gun owners.           Progun Philippines and A2S5 Coalition, two groups advocating gun rights, said that "Oplan Katok" exposes law-abiding owners of firearms to all sorts of civil rights violations, including invasion of … Continue reading Assert your rights, gun owners told

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The truth about gun ownership

Video snippets of the talk show General Assignment last January 15.Guests are gun rights advocates Jun Puno and Mike Melchor.General Assignment, which is aired over Philippine satellite and cable channel Global News Network (GNN), is hosted by Home Defense Journal editor Miguel Gil.-- Staff report

Gun enthusiasts’ show of force

By Miguel C. Gil The Philippine’s first Firearms Enthusiasts Day was a big success, if the number of attendees was any indication. Thousands of Filipino gun aficionados flocked to the Metro Tent at the Ortigas Center last Saturday in what was seen as a show of force even as the Election Gun Ban remained in … Continue reading Gun enthusiasts’ show of force

DDB head doubts gun ban effectiveness

Civilian gun rights advocates got a much-needed shot-in-the-arm after the head of government’s anti-narcotics policy-making body openly stated that the election gun ban has been unsuccessful in curbing the rising tide of crime in the Philippines. Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) chairman Antonio “Bebot” Villar, Jr. said that the gun ban may possibly be the reason … Continue reading DDB head doubts gun ban effectiveness