By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After a wave of criticism, Brazil’s federal government this Wednesday published a new Decree changing the rules of the one issued on May 7th, which deals with the acquisition, registration, possession, and sale of firearms in the country.

In a statement, President Jair Bolsonaro’s office said that changes were determined by the President himself "due to issues questioned by the Judiciary, within the legislative branch and society in general".

In interviews held during the day, Bolsonaro’s Justice and Public Security Minister tried to explain the change of . . .

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