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Emanuel Karlsten: Weapon-dense Sweden Does not Have the United States' Problems

Sweden is one of the world's most weapon-proof countries. But why do we not have the problems that the United States has? Emanuel Karlsten has taken a closer look at statistics and problems

Goteborgs-Posten, Web page

10 October 2017

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In total, just over half a million Swedes have a weapons license. Most in northern Sweden, where every eighth Swede owns a weapon. And on top of that, of course, there are a lot of illegal weapons. The police do not want to make an estimate of how many, but in 2014, 1,300 weapons were seized and the majority of them were not hunting weapons.

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