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23 March 2007


Pacifists and centre-left parties want voters to have the final say on breaking with a long-standing Swiss tradition of storing personal army rifles and pistols at home. They said they would launch a people's initiative to ban such weapons in households. The announcement came a day after parliament refused to take action over the issue. Supporters of the ban are expected to launch a bid to collect the necessary signatures for the vote within the next few months. The... (

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