Day: January 14, 2022

Firearms Ban In Place To Prepare For Upcoming Philippines Election

On May 9, 2022, the Philippines will hold their next presidential elections. In an attempt to minimize election-related violence, the government has imposed a national firearms ban as of January 9, 2022. January 9 was the official start of the 150-day election period; the ban will remain in place until

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Pope Francis Declares Support For COVID Vaccinations Amid Global Surge

This week, the Pope iterated one of his most assertive statements on vaccinations, urging individuals to get vaccinated as it is a “moral obligation.” Previously referring to vaccines as an “act of love,” the Pope denounced rhetoric discouraging vaccination as “baseless information.”  The Pope’s pro-vaccine sentiments come at a pressing

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