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20 gun deaths per day in PH

“5 DEAD as thrill killers strike in QC” (Metro, 5/12/14). Gun deaths in the Philippines are a daily phenomenon, at an average of 20 each day. That’s 7,300 Filipinos per year or in 365 days.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Unfinished business

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Yesterday’s (Thursday)  front-page headline, “Stray bullet kills baby,” gave me a sense of déjà vu. I found the Jan. 2, 2013 front page of the Inquirer on the Internet and it read “Hunt for Marcos loot to end,” followed by a smaller headline, “Ranjilo dead, Nicole fights for life.”   Ranjilo Nemer, 4, and Stephanie […]

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Guns, guns, guns

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The good news is that the government is tightening up on gun ownership, imposing all sorts of restrictions on it.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Staying alive

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I find P-Noy’s rejection of a gun ban for the coming elections rather disquieting. He himself has sought an exemption from it, as he has for certain groups of people who stand in harm’s way and need to defend themselves.   He argues thus: “I myself have been a victim of violence in 1987 and […]

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Ban! Ban! Ban!

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When confronted with a Sandy Hook terror spree as in Connecticut in the United States, or a Ronald Bae shooting rampage as in Kawit, Cavite, the knee-jerk reaction, whether American or Filipino, is abolition. Abolish the gun. Or, more accurately, ban the gun totally.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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