Jair Bolsonaro makes it easier for Brazilians to buy and own guns

By Andres Schipani

Published in Financial Times

The idea that a ‘good guy with a gun’ will improve personal security in Brazil is pure fiction,’ said Robert Muggah of the Igarapé Institute, a Rio de Janeiro security think-tank. ‘By contrast, robust firearm laws, when enforced, can help deny access to firearms to people who should not have them’

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