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Switzerland

22 December 2010

SwissInfo

Supporters and opponents of a proposal aimed at limiting access to guns have launched their campaigns ahead of a nationwide vote in February. Switzerland has the highest number of arms per capita, with estimates varying between 1.2 million and 2.3 million. But exact data are not available as there is no central arms register. Shaken by a number of high-profile killings over the past decade a broad alliance of human rights groups, churches, women's organisations, trade... (GunPolicy.org)

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