Small victories at the 1st Firearms Enthusiasts Day

By Miguel C. Gil The true significance of holding the 1st Firearms Enthusiasts Day last April 20 went far beyond its entertainment value. Many view the event, which was held at the MetroTent, Ortigas Center, as the first honest-to-goodness attempt to galvanize legal gun owners into unified force able to actively pursue their collective interests. For too long a time, government regulators have treated legally-armed … Continue reading Small victories at the 1st Firearms Enthusiasts Day

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 effect. No firearms were brought or displayed at the venue, … Continue reading Gun enthusiasts’ show of force

Bizmen told to be doubly alert

Businessmen in the Philippines should enhance their level of alertness instead of embracing a false sense of security. This was the message of a multi-sector anti-crime group to business executives and other entrepreneurs on the eve of the implementation of a 5-month long election gun ban beginning midnight on January 13. The A2S5 Coalition, which is composed of professionals from various fields, said the suspension … Continue reading Bizmen told to be doubly alert