Despite pressure from the government, the media, and the Catholic Church, Brazilians rejected a gun control referendum by over 60%. Geek has more.
People need to get a few things through their heads. Guns are not just a violence issue, guns are fundamental civil rights issue. You have a fundamental right to defend yourself from aggression. If I lived in Brazil, with that moron Chavez on across the border, I'd want to keep my weapons too. They have a ready made example of how tyranny follows disarmament. They also have a good reason to worry. As Venezuela collapses (and it will) trouble will be coming to them.