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"Only persons in authority should carry firearms"

This video reminded me of a comment made a few months ago by Dante Jimenez, founding chairman of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC). Mr Jimenez believes that only persons in authority should be allowed to carry firearms in public.

Around the time of the extended gun ban debate, Jimenez said, "Let us put a stop to this stupid idea of giving special treatment to special citizens. It should be the police that should carry firearms."

Who's setting an example?

The GMA News.TV website today reported on the arrest of businessman Celso de los Angeles. The accompanying photo caption showed him being escorted by 'a cop'. So, what is wrong with this picture?

PNP with pistol in mexican carry style

I'm sure most of you spotted the problem immediately, but for those who are unsure, I will just quote this article in the Manila Bulletin, published July 16, 2009:

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