Seventy-Three Percent of Brazilians Oppose Liberalization of Right to Carry Weapons

37 percent of Brazilians favor the new rules to have firearms in the home; 61 percent are opposed. The survey was conducted between March 16th and 19th.

By Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A survey by the Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics (IBOPE) done in March, after the first decree of President Jair Bolsonaro to liberalize the possession of weapons, says that 73 percent of those interviewed are against the liberalization of the rules about carrying weapons by ordinary citizens, and 26 percent are in favor.

One percent did not know or did not respond. The right to carry is . . .

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