Bolsonaro Signs Decree Changing the Rules Regarding the Use of Arms and Ammunition

Presidential Chief of Staff Onyx Lorenzoni says the decree signed by Bolsonaro on Tuesday guarantees hunters and sport shooters the right to “carry freely” within the country.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday, 7th, changing the rules on the use of weapons and ammunition. The decree was signed in a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace.

Up to the final update of this report, the text of the decree had not yet been released by the government.

According to Bolsonaro, the main measures of the decree include:

  • Permission for the rural gun-owner with legal possession of a firearm to use the weapon within the perimeter of their own property;
  • Breaking of . . .

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