Brazil Seeks to Copy U.S. Gun Culture
Lawmakers want to make it easier for Brazilians to get weaponsCongressmen in Brazil, one of the most violent countries in the world, are proposing to dramatically loosen restrictions on personal gun ownership, bringing the country much closer to the American right to bear arms.
The politicians say the measures are necessary to allow embattled citizens the right to defend themselves from criminals armed with illegal weapons. But opponents say the move will only increase the country’s toll of nearly 60,000 murders in 2014.
Friday, November 13, 2015
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From Nov. 12, 2015 Time: