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December 04, 2005

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phil jones

And if that doesn't satisfy your insurgent appetites, there's always this trick from Rio : http://www.guardian.co.uk/brazil/story/0,12462,1656067,00.html

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According to that article from the Guardian, if you live in Brazil you have a 1 in 4500 chance of begin killed by a gun each year...

"Nearly 39,000 people are killed with guns each year in Brazil - around 22 deaths per 100,000 people - according to Unesco."

phil jones

Fun, huh! And they just voted not to ban the commercial sale of hand-guns (by about 70% to 30%).

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