Gun Control And Homicide Rate: A Case Study

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The American liberal media has been supporting gun control for a long time, but does gun control decrease the homicide rate? NO, IT DOESN 'T.
The Disarmament Statute made almost impossible to own a legal gun in Brazil, it was signed by ex-socialist President Lula in 2006.
On October 23, 2005, the Brazilian government held a referendum on the prohibition of firearms sale in Brazil. 63% of the population voted agaisnt the Disarmament Statute, nevertheless the gun control law was approved without the consensus of the people.
Brazil had a homicide rate of 25,2 per 100,000 population in 2015, in other words there has been an increase of 10,6% since 2005.
The population is defenseless, criminals have no fear committing their crimes. Therefore,
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