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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 9, p. 286. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July
At least 16 of the reviewed jurisdictions explicitly contemplate self-defence or personal protection as a 'genuine reason' for possessing a firearm.
The 16 States are: Belize, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Estonia, India, Israel, Kenya, Lithuania, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Venezuela, and Yemen.