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Mexico`s Gun Laws: Draconian And Ineffective

Friday, May 18, 2007

"The inhabitants of the United...States are entitled to have arms of any kind in their possession for their protection and legitimate defense, except such as are expressly forbidden by law, or which the nation may reserve for the exclusive use of the army, navy or national guard; but they may not carry arms within inhabited places without complying with police regulations." Does that proclamation sound plausible? Completed, the first line of the aforementioned clause actually reads "The inhabitants of the United Mexican States…" The statement is Article 10 of the Mexican Constitution.

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