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Brazil's Bolsonaro decrees eased gun laws and woos weapons makers

World / Politics Jan 16, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro decrees eased gun laws and woos weapons makers

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree loosening the country's restrictive gun regulations, and hinted at further measures to arm law-abiding citizens to combat rampant crime. The decree, which does not require congressional approval, scraps the requirement that Brazilians need to prove their 'effective need' ...