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United States,Switzerland

14 February 2011


The controversial initiative on restricting access to firearms – which was rejected by Swiss voters on Sunday – has been followed closely in the United States. The US, which also has a gun-bearing tradition, is currently dealing with the fallout from a fatal gun attack in Arizona. However, gun control has not been made a political priority. Just over 56 per cent of Swiss voters threw out a proposal to ban army-issue firearms from the home and set up a central arms... (

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