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18 July 2010


The House of Representatives, like the cabinet, is urging Swiss voters to reject a people's initiative that aims to ban military weapons from households. The initiative will now go to the Senate, ahead of a national vote in February 2011. New figures show that Switzerland's militia soldiers seem to prefer to keep their military guns at home rather than deposit them free at local army bases. Launched in February 2009 by the centre-left Social Democratic Party and a... (

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