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Switzerland

8 June 2006

SwissInfo

The Swiss Senate has come out in favour of slightly stricter rules for purchasing and keeping firearms, but a significant tightening of the law was not on the table. It supported a ban on offering weapons anonymously through advertising or on the internet but the draft falls short of introducing a central database of all weapons in circulation. If supported by the House of Representatives, the legislation would include baseball bats, soft air guns and bicycle chains... (GunPolicy.org)

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