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12 April 2011

Forbes (USA)

Brazil's Ministry of Justice is calling on gun owners to turn in their arms. The government's disarmament campaign is voluntary and began back in 2005, but the justice department opted to start the campaign earlier and promote it more feverishly following the nation's first homicidal school shooting on April 7 in the Realengo neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. The disarmament campaign will start May 6 with the objective to take as many guns off the street as possible. The... (

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