By Arkady Petrov

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, June 10th, the Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) approved the proposal that deems morally unfit any persons committing violent acts against LGBT individuals, thus impeding their professional license to practice law.

The proposal comes from federal Councilor Hélio das Chagas Leito Neto. Carlos da Costa Pinto Neves Filho is the rapporteur.

According to the proposal's text, the use of violence against the community in question "represents an action capable of demonstrating the absence of moral suitability for the professional registration of a law graduate in the . . .

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