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24 February 2009

Associated Press

GENEVA — Switzerland's part-time soldiers traditionally store their guns in the attic, in a cupboard or under the bed. They see it as their honor and duty to keep their weapons close at hand. But critics say the proliferation of firearms has led to both suicides and homicides throughout the neutral nation, and they are seeking tighter firearms controls. Campaigners said Monday they have collected around 120,000 signatures to force a nationwide referendum on whether... (

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