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Switzerland

12 February 2011

SwissInfo

Following an emotional campaign the Swiss on Sunday have the final say on a proposal to restrict access to firearms, including a ban on keeping army-issue guns at home. The nationwide ballot pits urban citizens against the more traditional voters in rural Switzerland; the centre-left challenges the centre-right and rightwing majority, while women could tip the balance. The initiative, launched four years ago, seeks to introduce stricter rules for gun possession,... (GunPolicy.org)

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