Brazilian Politician Mulls Loosening Gun Laws Amid Record-Breaking Murder Rates

Over 60,000 killed last year

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Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with more than 60,000 being killed.

The news comes as the country prepares for a presidential election in which violence has become a key issue.

Ever-more violent gangs are making the most of tight police budgets has seen unrest become a central voter concern ahead of the October election.

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