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Brazil

25 October 2005

CorpWatch

Every 15 minutes, someone in Brazil dies from a gunshot wound, according to the United Nations. Yet the world's first ever referendum on banning civilian guns in this country failed to pass this past Sunday. Instead the proposed ban went down to a resounding defeat with almost two thirds of the population voting no to the question: "Should the sale of all types of guns and ammunition be banned nationwide for everyone except the police and the military?" Earlier this... (GunPolicy.org)

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