Brazil -(Ammoland.com)- Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro is showing he is not your typical politician. Bolsonaro has held his political doctrines for decades. For decades, he has been unable to have them implemented because of the power of entrenched leftists in the Brazilian government. One of those deeply held positions is the belief that trusting the people with more power is the ethical thing to do.
Specifically, President-Elect Bolsonaro is willing to trust them to be capable of protecting themselves with their own firearms.
The government of Brazil has taken the opposite tactic for forty years, making firearms harder and harder for Brazilians to legally own and use for self-defense. From South China Morning Post:
In his first television interview since being elected on Sunday, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro said it was time to abandon what he called the “politically correct fallacy” that Brazil would be a safer place if everybody was unarmed.
“It won’t be any better. If there were three or four armed people here now, I’d be certain that some nutter wouldn’t be able to come in through that door and do something bad,” the right-wing populist told his interviewer from …Read the Rest