Brazil's new President Bolsonaro is convinced that More guns protect people from violence and crime. Therefore, he has facilitated the acquisition by decree. Here, gun ownership is widespread and the suicide rate is high.
The Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as announced in the election campaign already - the weapons legal in the South American country liberalised. In the future, Brazilian, 25 years, no criminal record can buy up to four firearms for self-defense, and home or work place.
"The people want to buy weapons and ammunition, and we are not able to refuse him," said Bolsonaro at the signing of the decree. So far, citizens had to prove individually, why you need a gun. The right to bear arms in the public space, is not dealt with in the decree. Other restrictions remain in place: weapons buyer must provide evidence of their psychological empowerment.