Gun Policy News, 31 August 2009
Swiss Soldiers on Guard Duty Must Now Carry Unloaded Weapons
31 August 2009
Geneva Lunch (Switzerland)
GENEVA — Swiss guards will carry unloaded firearms starting 1 September thanks to a new measure covering Swiss army soldiers on guard duty.
This does not mean the soldiers will carry arms without bullets: the new ruling allows the magazine to be fully loaded but it may not be put in action mode. The commanding officer may, given the circumstances, order exceptions to this rule.
The measure was approved in October last year after several incidents where guns were... (GunPolicy.org)
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