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Switzerland

29 August 2006

SwissInfo

Tighter gun laws would lead to fewer suicides involving firearms in Switzerland, according to a study by Zurich University researchers. Every day, one person kills himself or herself with a gun, more often than not a military weapon — a fact the authors say is directly connected to lax Swiss firearms legislation. According to the study, published in the current edition of the American Journal of Public Health, Switzerland and the United States have the highest... (GunPolicy.org)

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