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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 03:12 PM

Brazil leader wants to ease laws on carrying guns

Source: Associated Press


Updated 12:01 pm CDT, Friday, April 19, 2019



RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his administration will soon introduce legislation to make it easier to carry guns in public and to expand protections for people who kill in defense of their lives or property.

The plans announced during the president's Thursday evening internet broadcast would help fulfill his campaign promises, though he gave few details. Bolsonaro has already relaxed some rules on gun purchases.

Brazil strictly limited access to firearms in 2003, but the country remains plagued by violence. Bolsonaro argues that guns will help people defend themselves.

In his words: "You can be sure the bums will think twice before committing a crime, knowing that someone might be armed."

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Brazil-leader-wants-to-ease-laws-on-carrying-guns-13780772.php



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Judi Lynn Apr 2019 OP
iamthebandfanman Apr 2019 #1
snort Apr 2019 #2
dalton99a Apr 2019 #4
kimbutgar Apr 2019 #3
Blue_Tires Apr 2019 #5

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 03:59 PM

1. judging by the

street violence and murder vidoes you can find all over the internet , it seems like everyone already has a gun in brazil..

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 04:43 PM

2. My first shipment of arms to the indigenous tribes of the Amazon ready to go.

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Response to snort (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 10:26 AM

4. +1

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 10:18 AM

3. Great way to destroy tourism in your country idiot

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Mon Apr 22, 2019, 09:07 AM

5. Oh, this will work out beautifully...

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