"Brazil, the new president of Jair Bolsonaro, has signed a presidentorder temporarily makes it easier for the country's citizens to purchase weapons. The decision, which must be approved by congress within 120 days, does the brazilian police, the former discretionary right to refuse the persons to possess weapons."
"Bolsonaros decision is a first step in fulfilling the campaign promises that he made to relax the strict vapenlagarna which in practice made it impossible for the civilians that carry weapons."
"The högernationalistiska Bolsonaro went to the election on a policy that is largely based on law and order. During the election campaign, argued the president of the republic to the citizens need weapons to protect themselves from criminals. His message hit home with many in Brazil, which last year struck a little flattering world record of 64 000 murders, of which 43 000 were committed with firearms."
"It is unclear how many illegal weapons available in the country, but the justice department has previously estimated the number to eight million."