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13 October 2005

Daily Journal (Caracas) / AP

RIO DE JANEIRO — A rap group interrupts the TV evening news with a rapid-fire tirade about the need to protect family and friends. No gangsta rap here — they want Brazil to ban the sale of guns. Then a young woman tells viewers that banning guns won't stop violence, and that she won't give up her constitutional right to bear arms. If Brazil outlaws guns, she warns, only outlaws will have guns. Latin America's largest country is debating: Should the sale of guns and... (

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