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23 February 2009

SwissInfo

Anti-gun supporters have collected enough signatures to force a nationwide vote on banning more than one million military weapons from Swiss households. Guns are stored in homes under Switzerland's militia system, but opponents say the practice is too dangerous, pointing to deaths and domestic violence cases involving army weapons. The people's initiative, launched by the centre-left Social Democratic Party and a number of pacifist organisations, was handed in to the... (GunPolicy.org)

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