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20 June 2007

Neue Zürcher Zeitung / SwissInfo, Poll

Switzerland is preparing for a lively debate this summer over its long-standing tradition of keeping army guns and ammunition at home. Opposition to its guns-at-home culture seems to have gained momentum and critics are launching a people's initiative on the issue. On Wednesday parliament will discuss a compromise proposal — a ban on storing army ammunition at home. Attitudes towards firearms may be changing in Switzerland, which is well known for its militia army,... (

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