Anger as Bolsonaro moves to make guns easier to access: ‘A threat to democracy’

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Gun control campaigners appalled after Brazil’s pro-gun president announces four decrees to facilitate acquiring weapons

Jair Bolsonaro’s latest efforts to make guns more easily available to Brazilians have sparked anger and trepidation with some calling the moves a threat to the South American country’s young democracy.

Brazil’s pro-gun president announced four presidential decrees designed to facilitate legal access to weapons on Saturday morning, as the country’s coronavirus death toll swelled to nearly 240,000.

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