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Switzerland

29 July 2007

Deutsche Welle

Switzerland's the only country that requires its soldiers to keep guns at home. But concerns over high suicide rates and killings within families have caused some to ask whether having them there is simply too dangerous. All Swiss men must do military service — they all learn to shoot — and when they go home, they take their assault rifles and 50 rounds of ammunition with them. "For me it's just routine," said Philippe Schaub, heading home after his latest stint... (GunPolicy.org)

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