For 33% of Brazilians, government should ease gun purchases -poll

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A PoderData poll, conducted April 24-26, 2022, shows that 33% of the Brazilian population favors the federal government facilitating the acquisition of firearms. However, the majority (62%) oppose the measure. Another 5% did not respond.

Making the sale, carrying, and possession of guns more flexible was one of President Jair Bolsonaro's (PL) campaign mottos. Currently, there are more than 1 million legalized guns in Brazil.

The survey was conducted by PoderData, a company of the Poder360 Jornalismo group, using its resources. The data was collected between April 24 and 26, 2022, through calls to . . .

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