Mexicans will have the right to possess a weapon in their home for legitimate defense and arrest criminals

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The Official Gazette of the Federation published a decree by which various provisions of the Constitution that are part of the National Guard policies are amended, added and repealed.

Mexico.- “Mexicans have the right to possess arms in their homes, for their security and legitimate defense,” states the decree amending, adding and repealing various provisions of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States, in terms of National Guard.

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The document, published today March 26, 2019 by the Ministry of the Interior and issued by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on March 22, states:

Article 10. The inhabitants of the United Mexican States have the right to possess arms at home, for their security and self-defense, with the exception of those prohibited by Federal Law and those reserved for the exclusive use of the permanent Armed Forces and reserve bodies. The federal law will determine the cases, conditions, requirements and places in which the inhabitants can be authorized to carry weapons.

Likewise, Article 16 indicates that citizens may arrest a criminal and put him immediately at the disposal of the authorities.

Article 16: “Any person can detain the accused at the time he is committing a crime or immediately after committing it, placing it without delay at the disposal of the nearest civil authority and this with the same promptness, to the Public Ministry. There will be an immediate record of the detention.

The decree by which various provisions of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States are reformed, added and repealed, form part of the National Guard policies.

In article 21, paragraphs c) to e), it states that “The Federation will have a civilian police institution called the National Guard, whose purposes are those indicated in the ninth paragraph of this article, coordination and collaboration with the states and Municipalities, as well as the safeguard of the goods and resources of the Nation.

Source: mientras tanto en mexico, linea directa, Diario Oficial de la Federación

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