Seven out of Ten São Paulo Residents are Against Carrying Weapons

Residents in the city of São Paulo are opposed to the carrying and flexibility of possession of firearms, according to a survey released by Ibope in partnership with Rede Nossa São Paulo.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The public's repudiation of guns occurs despite the realization -- shared by 76 percent of São Paulo citizens -- that violence in the city has increased over the last year.

The survey, carried out in April in the São Paulo capital, shows that 73 percent are Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?