Thursday, June 18, 2015

#BRAZIL: Rio's Parliament Bans The Carrying Of Small Knives

[world politics news]

The parliament of Rio de Janeiro has approved a law punishing those who openly carry knives, pocket knives and daggers in the entire state. Gov. Luiz Fernando Pez√£o now has fifteen days to approve or veto the law, which allows police to apprehend and fine anyone who openly carries a cutting object that can be used as a weapon and has a longer blade than 10cm.

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