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Switzerland

22 September 2003

SwissInfo

The Swiss justice minister, Ruth Metzler, has called for stricter gun controls in order to boost public security. In a newspaper interview, Metzler said all firearms should be centrally registered. There are between one and three million guns in Switzerland, according to the justice minister, who described the situation as "worrying". Metzler said a central register would be a step towards increasing public security. She said it would better distinguish people who... (GunPolicy.org)

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