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Switzerland

1 May 2007

Reuters

ZURICH — Switzerland is one of the world's richest and most tranquil countries, but it also has more suicides than most. This may show that money doesn't buy happiness, but some Swiss also blame the guns. Guns are omnipresent in this Alpine country — some estimates run to at least one for every three of its 7.5 million inhabitants. Many are stored in people's attics, a legacy of its famed policy of arming its men to defend its neutrality. Now the country is... (GunPolicy.org)

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