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22 September 2003


A key problem has been balancing tighter security with civil rights. On September 27, 2001 a lone gunman walked into the parliament in canton Zug and opened fire with a semi-automatic weapon. He killed 14 people — three members of the cantonal government and 11 lawmakers — before turning the gun on himself. Inevitably, security was tightened at public buildings, and ministers were given better protection. But in the wake of the shooting, the country faced a... (

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