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Brazil

21 September 2004

Reuters

BRASILIA — A campaign to scoop up the firearms that give Brazil a higher gun death rate than some countries at war is providing a glimmer of hope in a nation that has become almost numb to news of violent crime. A tough new law backing that program came into force on Tuesday, making it more likely that the number of guns recovered will continue to rise. Some experts say killings appear to have fallen since the collection program began, and that the prospects are for... (GunPolicy.org)

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