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Switzerland

23 February 2009

24 Heures/ATS (Lausanne)

[Translated summary: A 107,000-name petition calling for a referendum on possession and secure storage of military fireams has been presented to the Swiss government. The initiative also calls for a national firearm registry and the prohibition of automatic firearms and pump action shotguns. Of the 2.3 million firearms in Switzerland, 1.7 million are military firearms]. LAUSANNE — Le peuple suisse se rendra sans doute aux urnes pour dire s'il souhaite bannir l'arme... (GunPolicy.org)

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